Arthur Miller wearing shorts and a cap and holding a fishing rod while looking at a Marilyn Monroe frolicking by the beach

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Looks like the American playwright has reeled in a beautiful catch!

Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe fishing, hugging, and enjoying some seaside frolic, as Monroe’s photographer friend Sam Shaw immortalized their happy moments on film. Photos via Quite Continenta on Wordpress and Glamamor

The first photo above shows American playwright Arthur Miller fishing with his wife Marilyn Monroe in 1957, the amusing moment caught on film by Sam Shaw in East Hampton beach near the happy couple’s summer home in Long Island, New York. The couple were vacationing in their farmhouse in Amagnasett village, letting the photographer (who was a friend of Marilyn) tag along and take some of her most famous photos, such as those of the Hollywood bombshell in her white one-piece swimwear:

Photos via Glamamor

Miller was Monroe’s third and last husband; they married in 1956 and divorced in 1961. Telegraph has published an excerpt about their relationship from an Arthur Miller biography written by Christopher Bigsby, which you can read here!

Like these random vintage and/or pop culture photos? See more articles from the Overly Descriptive Title series in the Lomography Magazine!

written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-08-08 in #lifestyle #marilyn-monroe #beach #arthur-miller #amagansett #new-york #overly-descriptive-title #1957 #fishing #long-island #analogue-lifestyle #lomography

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  1. blueskyandhardrock
    blueskyandhardrock ·

    gorgeous shots! xo

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