A Marilyn Monroe set of documents regarding her controversy with Milton Greene, 1957
Two total; both outlining issues the star had with her soon-to-be ex-business partner about the film "The Prince and the Showgirl;" the first a single sheet of yellow paper titled "Statement by Marilyn Monroe;" typed text reads in part "I am sorry that Mr. Greene has carried a business disagreement to the press...My company has been completely mismanaged by Mr. Greene...I was never informed that he had elected himself to the position of Executive Producer...My company was not set up merely to parcel out 49.6% of my earnings to Mr. Greene..." and continuing on in the same angry and defensive vein; the second a two page Western Union telegram; dated "1957 May 24 PM 9:31;" from Warner Bros. Pictures to Marilyn Monroe Productions; reading in part "...absolutely essential we have your immediate final decision re Milton Greene credit...and also on ground that we have technical right to take over production and determine credits..." -- Marilyn likely not happy reading this news and probably even more angry when Greene was given the Executive Producer credit for the film.
10 x 8 1/2in; 6 x 8in
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