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    Marilyn Monroe and Clifton Webb in Original LIFE Magazine Photo. publicizing the 1948 film Sitting Pretty, first in the hilarious "Mr. Belvedere" series. Though not credited in this film, one photo in this lot of ten images by Loomis Dean for a Life Magazine spread, pictures the curvaceous future superstar. She is seen sitting on the floor, eating a chocolate, next to Webb as Lynn Belvedere, babysitter of the three troublesome children of Robert Young and Maureen O'Hara. Monroe was under contract to Fox, the producer of this film, from August 1946 until August 1947. We theorize that she was possibly on the set the day LIFE came to do the photo story and posed for a picture. This group of ten photos range in size from 10" x 11" to 10.5" x 13" and show Webb in various scenes with the three young children under his care. All are back-stamped "Not for Publication Except by Permission Time Inc" and "Life Photo by Loomis Dean" on the verso. This Monroe photo is possibly unpublished.

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    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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