That candle still burns brightly for legendary actress Marilyn Monroe. Her appearance on the cover of the December issue of Playboy magazine coincides with the 50th anniversary of the iconic sex symbol’s untimely death. It has been reported that six months were spent reviewing more than 10 million images to select photos for this special issue.
“This is the first time we've shown the totality of our collection, from the beginning to almost days before the end of her life. It showcases the arc of her life,” Jimmy Jellinek is quoted by the Daily Mail as saying. “She helped elevate nude photography into a higher art form,” he added.