Marilyn Monroe - uncovered!

New film footage found
Wednesday , 03 September 2008
Marilyn Monroe - uncovered!

Unseen footage of MARILYN MONROE, recorded while she was filming Some like it hot, has been discovered.

The amateur video, featuring Monroe and her co-stars TONY CURTIS and JACK LEMMON, was taken in 1959 by a U.S. navy officer after Monroe invited him to the set at the Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, California.

The two-and-a-half minute film was found in its original box with the sailor's possessions in Australia, where he had emigrated to.

The video is expected to fetch up to $25,000 when it is auctioned off in Melbourne, Australia later this month.

CHAELES LESKI, of Leski Auctions, says, "Marilyn Monroe memorabilia is always in demand, but rarely do we get one-off material like this." For daily celebrity news updates sign up to our newsletter