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There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. It is an area which we call The Twilight Zone.

Marilyn Monroe,  New York, 1955, photo by Ed Feingersh

This is possibly my favorite photo of Monroe. She’s no longer a movie star but an attractive young woman like many others who’ve come to New York to learn and to grow into their vocation, whatever that might be. Monroe was in the city waiting out a contract dispute with her studio in Hollywood. She spent the time studying her craft at the Actors Studio, meeting and talking with interesting people and just basically discovering who in the world she might be.