Marilyn Monroe: 14 Stations
A pilgrimage to places and structures to discover the history and destiny of Marilyn. Also a Star Map. When I was growing up, teenagers on the weekend would be on certain streetcorners selling maps to star’s homes. Yes, I lived amongst the myths.
Apartment on Wilshire Blvd where Marilyn was born.
On Easter m.m. went with all the other orphan girls up behind the Hollywood Bowl to form a human cross.
Only Marilyn forgot to throw off her cloak, and became a black speck on the white cross
formed by the girls on the hillside.
El Centro Street, Hollywood
Foster Home 1
The farm in Hawthorne County.
Foster Home 2
The mansion above Highland Avenue.
Foster Home 3
The boardinghouse in East Hollywood where Marilyn was raped at age 8.
Van Nuys, CA
Studio where that famous photo was taken.
Footprints in Grauman’s Chinese
First date with DiMaggio
A restaurant on the Sunset Strip. He brought a pal along.
Fox Wilshire. Premiere of “How to Marry a Millionaire”
Marilyn want alone.
444 E. 75th Street, New York.
Apartment with Arthur Miller.
Death in Brentwood
A rented house.
Icon. Hollywood Wax Museum