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20 Pictures of Marilyn Monroe Wardrobe Tests as Lorelei Lee in ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ (1953)

Enjoy the 22 photos of Marilyn Monroe’s wardrobe tests as Lorelei Lee in “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953).

Behind the scenes, celebrities, famous people, fashion, movies, portraits have always been high-in-demand. The increased press coverage of Marilyn lead to enormous headaches but catapulted her to a whole new level at Twentieth Century-Fox through the production of “Niagara”.

marilyn monroe wardrobe tests as Lorelei

In June of 1952, Twentieth Century-Fox handed her the best birthday present by giving her the role of Lorelei Lee in the film production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. The Broadway production was a huge success running for over two years and starring Carol Channing as Lorelei.

Scroll down and check out the behind-the-scenes photographs of Marilyn’s wardrobe test for the part of Lorelei.

marilyn monroe wardrobe tests as Lorelei

marilyn monroe wardrobe tests as Lorelei

marilyn monroe wardrobe tests as Lorelei

marilyn monroe wardrobe tests as Lorelei

marilyn monroe wardrobe tests as Lorelei

marilyn monroe wardrobe tests as Lorelei

marilyn monroe wardrobe tests as Lorelei

marilyn monroe wardrobe tests as Lorelei

marilyn monroe wardrobe tests as Lorelei