Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Marilyn Monroe in 1962 at LAX

Marilyn Monroe in 1962 at LAX

March 2, 1962: Marilyn Monroe steps from Mexicana Comet Jet after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport from Mexico City.

Los Angeles Times staff photographer George Fry caught up with Monroe as she returned from a 10-day vacation in Mexico. Monroe posed for several photos at the aircraft, then with an unidentified customs agent.

The photo above was published in the March 3, 1962, Los Angeles Times with this caption:

Marilyn Monroe arrives in Los Angeles after jet trip from vacation in Mexico, and refuses to comment on rumors that she will be rewed to first husband Joe DiMaggio.

March 2, 1962: Marilyn Monroe poses with unidentified customs agent after arriving at LAX from Mexico City. Credit: George Fry/Los Angeles Times.

scott.harrison@latimes.com

Follow Scott Harrison on Twitter and Google+

Thumbnail view of all From the Archive posts.

No comments yet

Add a comment or a question.

If you are under 13 years of age you may read this message board, but you may not participate. Here are the full legal terms you agree to by using this comment form.

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until they've been approved.

Required

Required, will not be published

Advertisement
SHOP LA TIMES PHOTOS
Browse All Photos »

RECENT COMMENTS