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

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

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:

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!

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written by plasticpopsicle

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  1. blueskyandhardrock

    blueskyandhardrock

    gorgeous shots! xo

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