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Photos of 21-Year-Old Marilyn Monroe in 1947

Take a look back at photos of the young and upcoming Marilyn Monroe (aka Norma Jeane Mortenson) from 1947, just before she became a Hollywood starlet. Don't forget to check out photos from 1953 we posted too!
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These are photos of a young Marilyn Monroe (aka, Norma Jeane Mortenson), taken in 1947 when she was just 21 years old. Don’t miss the photos we posted of her from 1953.

Los Angeles, February 1947. “Young upcoming Hollywood starlet Marilyn Monroe practicing in dance class.” Photo by J.R. Eyerman.

Source: Shorpy

Hollywood, February 1947. “Movie starlet Marilyn Monroe.” And the world’s luckiest phone book. Photograph by J.R. Eyerman.

Source: Shorpy

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