Richard Avedon Telegram

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On July 9, 1958 Richard Avedon sent Marilyn the above telegram. The photographs he is talking about would eventually run in the December 22, 1958 issue of “Life” magazine, entitled the “Fabled Enchantresses” series. Marilyn dressed as five famous seductresses.

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Lillian Russell

Jean

Jean Harlow

Clara

Clara Bow

Marlene

Marlene Dietrich

Theda

Theda Bara

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