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Before She Was Marilyn: Marilyn Monroe on Catalina Island

October 1, 2011 @ 10:00 AM - October 31, 2011 @ 5:00 PM

ASK CHRIS PICK: Between her rough childhood and her even rougher adulthood, the young lady who would become Marilyn Monroe lived for six months on Santa Catalina as a 17-year-old newlywed. Her first husband, Jim Dougherty, joined the Merchant Marines at the height of World War II, and the young couple rented an apartment near the training station. A series of black-and-white snapshots, some enlarged to well over life size, chronicles their excursions to the Avalon Casino, the Catalina aviary, and the downtown shopping district along Crescent Avenue. More information.

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October 1, 2011 @ 10:00 AM
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October 31, 2011 @ 5:00 PM
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