In 1954, when the Department of Defense asked Marilyn Monroe if she would entertain the troops in Korea, Marilyn vowed to give those ‘kids in uniform fighting to save America’ a show they’d never forget! Leaving in the midst of her honeymoon to join the tour, Marilyn made a grand entrance….waving and blowing kisses as she dangled from a helicopter making a low sweep over the troops. She nearly caused the men to loose control when she sang ‘Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend’. Giving her all was not without personal sacrifice. Her performance in freezing temperatures wearing only a bare-shouldered dress left her with pneumonia. But Marilyn still considered entertaining the service men a high point in her life….
- Dated 2001
- Limited Edition of ONLY 7998
- Very well made with great detail
- Fully licensed product