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Marilyn Monroe in an article from LIFE magazine, December 22nd 1958, "Marilyn Monroe in a re-creation of fabled enchantresses", channeling Theda Bara, Lillilan Russell, Marlene Dietrich, Clara Bow and Jean Harlow. Photos by Richard Avedon.

"Marilyn Monroe in a remarkable re-creation of fabled enchantresses" LIFE 22 Dec MM as Theda Bara, Lillilan Russell, Marlene Dietrich, Clara Bow and Jean Harlow.

Marilyn as Theda Bara in "Cleopatra". On the left bottom photo - herself Theda.

Marilyn as Theda Bara in "Cleopatra". On the left bottom photo - herself Theda.

Marilyn Monroe as Theda Bara. Fabled Enchantresses series by Richard Avedon, article in "Paris Match" magazine, February 28th 1959, France.

Marilyn Monroe as Theda Bara. Fabled Enchantresses series by Richard Avedon, article in "Paris Match" magazine, February France.

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My Version of Marilyn as Theda Bara I played around with some images and photoshop

Costume from Richard Avedon photo shoot (Marilyn as Theda Bara's Cleopatra)

Costume from Richard Avedon photo shoot (Marilyn as Theda Bara's Cleopatra)

Paris Match 28/02/1959 - Divine Marilyn Monroe

Fabled Enchantresses series by Richard Avedon…

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Scan from old newspaper. Photos of Marilyn Monroe portraying other legendary sex symbols such as Jean Harlow and others taken by Avedon

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Harem costume worn by Marilyn Monroe (after Theda Bara's costume in the 1917 film Cleopatra) for a photo shoot with Richard Avedon for Life magazine, 22 December 1958 issue, 'Fabled Enchantresses' feature.

A harem costume worn by Marilyn Monroe for a 1958 photoshoot with Richard Avedon. Avedon dressed Monroe as five of Hollywood’s famed leading ladies. In this costume, Monroe dressed as Theda Bara in her role as Cleopatra. It is purported that this was part of Monroe’s campaign to play the role of the Egyptian queen in the film Cleopatra that eventually starred Elizabeth Taylor.

A harem costume worn by Marilyn Monroe for a 1958 photoshoot with Richard Avedon. Avedon dressed Monroe as five of Hollywood’s famed leading ladies. In this costume, Monroe dressed as Theda Bara in her role as Cleopatra.

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Richard Avedon - Relationship - Marilyn Monroe Handmade book, hard to get. In this book almost all the Richard Avedon photo

Marilyn Monroe as Theda Bara -

Marilyn Monroe as Theda Bara -