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100 photos of Sam Shaw for press freedom

The New York photographer Sam Shaw called it “the photo that went round the world”. One of the 20th century's most famous images, it shows Marilyn Monroe standing over a subway ventilation grate, wearing a white dress gracefully lifted by an up-draught. Buy yours now! A close friend of Monroe's, Shaw had been invited by Billy Wilder to take stills of the shooting of the Seven Year Itch, and he caught this unique moment like no one else. Her friend from when they met during the shooting of Viva (...)

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