These stills of Marilyn Monroe, Milton H. Greene and George Nardiello were pulled directly from a recovered 8mm movie film shot by Peter Mangone in 1955. The collection includes combinations of over 144 stills extracted from the film.
Printing is done on an Epson Stylus Pro® series printer (using UltraChrome K3® with Vivid Magenta) using Innova FibaPrint Warmtone Gloss (f-type) 300 gsm paper. This ink and media combination is rated by Wilhelm Imaging Research, Inc. to last over 200 years before showing any signs of fading under proper conditions.
Limited Edition with definite number of prints
Digitally remastered by The Archives
Signature: Stamped, numbered, and signed by Joshua Greene Letter of authenticity included
Publisher: The Archives, LLC
Debuted in January 2013 in the exhibition Marilyn Monroe (New York, 1955): The Lost Film of Peter Mangone at Danziger Gallery, NYC
In 1955, outside of the Gladstone Hotel on East 52nd Street, Peter Mangone shot a nearly six-minute 8mm film of Marilyn Monroe. Mangone (who was 14 at the time) followed Monroe, her business partner Milton H. Greene and fashion designer George Nardiello capturing their afternoon. The film was lost until its recovery in 2002 and found to be in mint condition. As a preservation effort, The Archives painstakingly scanned each frame and began experimenting with printing stills from the film. Over a nine year period, The Archives worked on the restoration and perfecting the process of printing frames. The result debuted in January 2013 in the exhibition Marilyn Monroe (New York, 1955): The Lost Film of Peter Mangone at Danziger Gallery, NYC. The Archives later released this series of limited edition prints.