MM Expert Marijane Gray with Marilyn’s actual iconic white bathing suit from her 1957 photo shoot with Sam Shaw. Marijane is a modern us size six (uk size ten) and it is too small for her. Of course all sizes and shapes are beautiful, but this is a reminder that you can be petite and have curves, which is the proportion of your body shape, not your weight.
Coney Island at night in Harold Lloyd’s Speedy(1928)
A pair of fires in 1944 damaged Luna Park, destroying much of it. It was not rebuilt and did not open for the 1945 season. After a legal battle and a third fire in 1946, the land was used for other purposes. This film contains a lot of wonderful footage of the famous amusement park in the 1920s, with it’s rides and other attractions, which was located on Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City from 1903 - 1944.