Vintage Wonders

Celebrity icon Marilyn Monroe Photographed by Sam Shaw in New York in 1957

Vintage Wonders Nov 03, 2023

Sam Shaw, an American photographer and filmmaker, whose life spanned from 1912 to 1999, first crossed paths with Marilyn Monroe during his assignment as a photographer on the set of “Viva Zapata” in the early 1950s. This encounter marked the beginning of a deep and enduring friendship between them. Marilyn was effusive in her praise of Sam, often declaring, “He’s…