Vintage Photograph of Marilyn Monroe in the New York City Subway

Marilyn Monroe in Grand Central Subway Station
Marilyn Monroe in Grand Central Subway Station
Photo: Ed Feingersh/Michael Ochs

Everybody has seen Marilyn Monroe's iconic flying skirt scene in The Seven Year Itch, laughing as her skirt is blown up by the blast from a subway vent underneath her. Here instead is a more rare photograph of Marilyn under the vent, on the platform of the Grand Central Station 6 line, captured in March of 1955.

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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