Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Screen Actors Guild Membership Card

From the Personal Files of Marilyn Monroe:  A Screen Actors Guild membership card for 1959-60, with Marilyn’s SAG membership number and social security number annotated.

Marilyn-Monroe-Screen-Actors-Guild-SAG-Membership-Card-1959-1960

Important activities in Marilyn’s life around this time include:

1959
-Premiere of Some Like It Hot – March 29
-Marilyn receives the David diDonatello award from Italy for The Prince and the Showgirl – June
-Marilyn meets Russian premier Nikita Khrushchev at a luncheon in his honor at Fox studios – September 18
-Marilyn officially begins work on Let’s Make Love – November 9

1960
-Marilyn receives a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy, Some Like It Hot – March 8
-Psychoanalyst Ralph Greenson begins seeing Marilyn on a daily basis (June)
-Filming begins on the Misfits – July 18
-Arthur Miller and Marilyn officially separate – November 11
-Clark Gable dies of a heart attack – November 16

Marilyn-Monroe-Screen-Actors-Guild-SAG-Membership-Card-1960Interesting Point of Note:

The 1959-60 Screen Actors Guild membership card in The Marilyn Monroe Collection immediately precedes the 1960 Screen Actors Guild membership card sold at the now world famous 1999 Christie’s auction: “The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe.”

Lot 337

Estimate: $1,000-1,500
Selling Price: $25,300

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