Did this 1901 film inspire this famous Marilyn Monroe photograph?

Everyone has seen this iconic photograph of Marilyn Monroe below. The photograph from the movie The Seven Year Itch is probably the most recognized among thousands taken of the famous actress.

 

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I recently ran across an old 1901 film made by Thomas Edison’s film company in New York City and wondered if the inspiration to do the scene of Marilyn standing over a subway grate came from it.

The following is actual footage of pedestrians and street traffic in summer attire on New York City made by Thomas Edison’s film company in 1901. Watch to the end and see what happens on Twenty-third street New York City!

FreeHearts: A Novel Of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) (Volume 3)Inspired by true events, Col. John Washington (ancestor of President George Washington), Randall Revell, Tom Cottingham, Edmund Beauchamp ward off Indian attacks and conquer the wilds of Maryland’s Eastern shore in 17th century colonial America in this historical novel.

 

FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Tapestry of Love) (Volume 3) (Paperback)


By (author):  Donna R Causey

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About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and www.daysgoneby.me

All her books can be purchased at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.

She has authored numerous genealogy books.
RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE)
is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2)
is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series)
Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1)
is the continuation of the story. .

For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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