On 5 August 1962 the world lost one of its brightest stars when Marilyn Monroe died. Fifty years after her death, however, she remains one of the most recognized icons of all time. 'Marilyn Remembered: The Official Treasures 1926-1962' traces the classic rags-to-riches tale of the child abandoned by her mother who became a sparkling Hollywood star, winning hearts through her intelligence, humor, and acting skills as well as her beauty. It follows the ups and downs of her life through three marriages and reveals her experiences on the set of some of the greatest films ever made. This special edition is a celebration of the screen goddess' life featuring over 200 stunning photographs and 20 items of facsimile memorabilia from her personal papers.