Like a Warm Red Autumn

“Designers want me to dress like Spring, in billowing things.
I don’t feel like Spring. I feel like a warm red Autumn.”

Marilyn Monroe

 
 

Photo session by Carl Perutz

 
 

Portrait of Marilyn Monroe for American Weekly magazine, Jon Whitcomb, 1958

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If Everything is Simply Jake

When you don’t have any money, the problem is food. When you have money, it’s sex. When you have both, it’s health. If everything is simply jake, then you’re frightened of death.

Marilyn Monroe

 
 

Movie still from The Seven Year Itch (Billy Wilder, 1955)

 
 

_in100Marilyn Monroe Paperbag Death, Sebastian Kruger, 2006