In Marilyn Monroe's most memorable Hollywood roles were still a few years ahead of her. LIFE recently shared a set of striking portraits by Alfred Eisenstaedt which show the star before she really made it big.
"You don't just wake up in the morning and wash your face and comb your hair and go out in the street and look like Marilyn Monroe. She knows every trick of the beauty trade." Milton Greene on Marilyn Monroe
Behind The Scenes (And Changes) Of 'Smash' Season 2
Could not get into Smash s1 but oddly into s2... perhaps because shows are at the refining stage; perhaps because it features network tv's first dramaturg character; perhaps Andy Mientus. Team Ivy forever obvs.