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nathalie
I see today that a new video from Marilyn was buy for 10.000 euros.The video was taped during "Some like it hot".I tried to tape but it's impossible. bye1.gifI show you thr sitehttp://fr.news.yahoo.com/zoomin/20080926/v...mn-d34fe38.html
californiadude
Yeah, the one they found all the way over here in Australia! Kinda exciting! How much is that in dollars? blush.gif I think it sold for like $14,000 or something? I'm actually a little disappointed, I mean this is a piece of history and it didn't raise that much money for what it is.
Monroestar
They should have done it at Christies. Looks like it was a back street school hall!!
californiadude
Apparently it sold for $14,624... still too cheap I think laugh.gif

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Rare footage of Marilyn Monroe on the set of the 1959 hit "Some Like It Hot" sold at auction Thursday for $14,624.

The 2 1/2-minute 8 mm film, which features Monroe goofing around with co-stars Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon, was shot by a U.S. naval officer who was invited to the set after Monroe visited his base in San Diego.The sailor's daughter, who moved to Australia, discovered the film among her late father's possessions.

The footage, which was snapped up by an unnamed collector from Sydney, fell short of the pre-sale estimate (roughly $16,700 to $20,900) but auctioneer Charles Leski of Leski Auctions acknowledged it "was something of a guess.""The sale price was in the ballpark but we didn't have too much to compare it with," Leski said. "Our only comparison - the only other bit of amateur footage of Monroe that changed hands at an auction - was a 47-minute film shot by an extra on another of her films, 'The Misfits,' which was sold in Las Vegas in June for $60,000.

"The film shows Monroe surrounded by sailors at the base and later cuts to scenes from the movie set.Monroe, who died in 1962 from a drug overdose, won a Golden Globe award in 1960 for her performance in the screwball comedy classic.
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