The woman in the s "stag" film being sold in Argentina last night bore an uncanny resemblance to the young Marilyn Monroe, but not enough to attract potential buyers. Auctioneer Mikel Barsa, a Spanish events promoter, said he was still hoping to sell the tape to a buyer from Denver for about half the asking price, though he appeared to accept that his chances of doing so had diminished following the verdict from Monroe's estate. He also said his lawyers were reviewing the matter given the estate's apparent willingness to sue for infringement of intellectual property. Nancy Carlson, a spokeswoman for the brand development and licensing company Authentic Brands Group, which promotes Monroe's image, told the Associated Press that Barsa was "perpetrating a fraud on the public, violating the Monroe estate's exclusive rights to her image and other claims of intellectual property infringement". She added: "To me personally, it doesn't even resemble her. By way of retort, Barsa had produced a letter from the American Film Institute supposedly identifying Monroe in the film.
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Marilyn Monroe 'sex tape' fails to sell at auction
Monroe, Marilyn 01 June —05 August , film actress and sex symbol , was born Norma Jeane Mortensen and was also known as Norma Jeane Baker in her youth in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Gladys Monroe Baker Mortensen, a film cutter, who was unmarried when she gave birth to Monroe her father has never been positively identified. Gladys Mortensen was an avid movie fan, but Monroe spent very little time with her often unstable mother. Within two weeks of her birth, Monroe was placed in the first of what would be a succession of foster homes, guardianships, and orphanages. Her marriage to Dougherty compelled Monroe to quit high school, and her lack of formal education furthered her sense of inadequacy. While her husband served in the merchant marine during World War II, Monroe found a job inspecting parachutes at the Radioplane Company —
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