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					JULIEN’S AUCTIONS TO OFFER PROPERTY FROM THE PERSONAL
    AND PROFESSIONAL LIFE OF MARILYN MONROE TO BE
    AUCTIONED ON JUNE 26th & 27th, 2010 AT THE PLANET
        HOLLYWOOD RESORT AND CASINO LAS VEGAS




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Los Angeles, California – Julien’s Auctions has assembled a world
class selection of Marilyn Monroe’s personal and professional property to be auctioned June
26th & 27th at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino Las Vegas. Auction highlights of
Monroe’s personal and career property includes: a collection of items from the Estate of Dr.
Ralph Greenson, X-Ray’s of Marilyn Monroe’s chest from Cedars of Lebanon Hospital from her
doctors visit on November 10th, 1954, the chair used by
Marilyn in her final photo shoot, David Conover negatives
and copyrights to Marilyn Monroe photographs,
Previously unreleased photographs of Monroe on her
honeymoon with Joe DiMaggio including their visit to
troops in Korea, as well as Marilyn’s personal bottle of
Chanel No. 5.
                                                       Dr. Greenson’s Therapist Couch Used By Marilyn Monroe
                         .                                During Her Appointments with the Doctor (Est. $800/$1,200)


                                 Dr. Ralph Greenson was Monroe’s analyst from approximately 1960
                                 until the time of her death. Among the items offered for sale from his
                                 estate are the therapy couch used in his Beverly Hills home office where
                                 Marilyn Monroe would lie during her appointments with Dr. Greenson;
                                 personal Pucci clothing gifted to Dr. Greenson’s daughter as Marilyn
Monroe’s Chest X-Ray from 1952 (Est. $600/$800) well as handwritten correspondence between the two.
                                  On July 7, 1962 Marilyn Monroe was photographed by Allan Grant at
                                  her Brentwood home. The photos were to accompany an interview
                                  with Life Magazine. Grant chose a chair for Marilyn to pose on and
                                  moved it in front of a window in Marilyn’s new home. The photos are
                                         now legend as the last photo session of Marilyn Monroe. The
                                         chair bears the mark of that day, as Monroe posed for the
                                         photo by sitting on the back of the chair and punctured the
                                         upholstery as she rested her high heel on the cushion.
Chair From Marilyn’s Brentwood Home Used in
Her Last Photo Shoot For Life Magazine (Est. $800/$1,200)
Monroe’s early career was helped by a young photo-journalist named David Conover, who
found Monroe working at the Radio Plane Company in Van Nuys, California during World War
II. Conover, an Army photographer, decided to use Monroe as his model for photographs that
would appear in YANK magazine. Eight negatives taken by Conover early in Monroe’s career as
a model, are offered with their copyright registration.

Another highlight is this sale is a bottle of Chanel personally owned by
Marilyn Monroe. Perhaps no other product is so closely aligned with
Marilyn Monroe than Chanel No. 5. When Monroe was asked in 1953
what she wore to bed at night she replied, “Five drops of Channel No. 5”,
linking two icons forever. Marilyn’s endorsement of the perfume
popularized the fragrance in the United States. .
                                                                         Original Photo Early Photograph By David Conover
.                                                              During World War II (Est. $2,000/$3,000)


                                  G.I.’s in Korea remember a visit from the newly married Marilyn
                                  DiMaggio who performed and entertained the troops. Photographs
                                  saved in former servicemen’s scrapbooks for over fifty years have
                                  surfaced showing a candid Monroe at the Hawaiian airport and in the
                                  field dressed for travel in war torn Korea.

                                  Highligths will tour to Ponte 16 in Macau, China from April 30 th – May
                                  9th prior to the full exhibition at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino
                                  from June 14th to June 26th For more information and to register to bid
                                  visit www.juliensauctions.com.
Marilyn Monroe’s Pink Pucci Top

(Est. $2,000/$4,000)
Public Exhibitions:

Asia – Macau, China
Ponte 16 – Friday, April 30th – Sunday, May 9th
Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Daily

United States – Las Vegas, Nevada
Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino Las Vegas
Public Exhibition: Monday, June 14th – Thursday, June 24th
10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Daily

Live Auction:
Music Icons: Thursday, June 24th and Friday, June 25th
Hollywood Legends: Saturday, June 26th and Sunday, June 27th
Order Limited Edition Catalog
A full color limited edition catalog detailing the history and description of each lot in the auction is
available for purchase for $50 on www.juliensauctions.com or by calling 310-836-1818.

Registering to Bid
Registration is required to bid in this live auction and can be done either in person at the exhibitions and
auction or by visiting www.juliensauctions.com before the sale or by calling (310) 836-1818.

Placing Bids
There are four ways to bid in this sale:
     Bid through Julien’s Auctions Online Live in Real Time at www.juliensauctions.com
     Place bids in the room by attending the auction
     Bid over the telephone through an auction house representative, who sits in the room and
        conveys the bid to the auctioneer
     Enter Absentee bids. Absentee bid forms are printed in the back of each catalogue, and are also
        available by calling Julien’s Auctions or online at www.juliensauctions.com

Press Contact: Darren Julien – Julien's Auctions
Mobile – 818-694-8090, Email – darren@juliensauctions.com

For auction highlight photographs at 300 dpi (and above) or the auction catalog cover artwork, please
email requests to: info@juliensauctions.com

About Julien's Auctions
With expertise specializing in entertainment memorabilia, Julien’s Auctions has quickly established themselves as the
premier auction house in high profile celebrity and entertainment auctions. Julien’s Auctions presents exciting,
professionally managed and extremely successful auctions with full color high quality auction catalogues unlike any
other auction company. Previous auctions include the collections of Cher, U2, Barbara Streisand, Debbie Reynolds,
the estate of Marilyn Monroe and many more.

About Dr. Ralph R. Greenson
In 1960, Marilyn Monroe began seeing Los Angeles psychoanalyst Dr. Ralph R. Greenson at the recommendation of
her New York therapist, Marianne Kris. Greenson had worked with many Hollywood celebrities including Vivien
Leigh, Frank Sinatra and Tony Curtis. Dr. Greenson started working with her when she started her work on the
movie “Misfits”. As life got more complicated and her relationship with Arthur Miller changed and things progressed
Monroe saw Greenson up to five or six times a week at his Santa Monica home office.
 As part of her therapy, Dr. Greenson made the attempt to have her integrate into a family situation. Monroe
developed friendships with the entire Greenson family. She particularly made friends with Dr. Greenson’s daughter
Joan and helped with family events such as birthday parties. She also gave some of her hand-me-down clothing to
Joanie. Thus the Greensons sought to help Monroe and provide a sanctuary for the upheavals in her life.

				
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