On Location for "River of No Return" (1954)
To calm her nerves, the legendary blonde bombshell frequently let crew members—including makeup artist Allan "Whitey" Snyder—photograph her on set when the movie cameras weren't rolling.
Here, Vanity Fair provides a peak at lost photos of Marilyn Monroe that were showcased in a traveling exhibition curated by Pierre Vudrag.
"River of No Return"
Snyder also took this shot of Monroe posing with a real Mountie in Banff, Canada.
On Location for "Niagara" (1953)
The star poses for Snyder in upstate New York.
Before Shooting "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" (1953)
Monroe posed for an ad for lawn furniture the night before the start of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." Her friend Mischa Pelz snapped this outtake.
On the Set of "The Prince and the Showgirl" (1957)
In 1957, Snyder shot Monroe in England, where she looked sweet and innocent, despite reported strain on the set of the Laurence Olivier film.
Meet 'The Talk of Hollywood'
In 1952, Lani Carlson, a sound engineer from Capital Records, pretended to be a photographer from the Associated Press and took this photo of Monroe.
Close-ups on a very special bond
Rare photos of Hollywood icons and other luminaries looking fresh, natural and free of cosmetics
Delightful cartoons and witty verse from a comedic renaissance man
From 'The Hustler' and 'Hud' to 'The Verdict' and 'The Color of Money,' an admiring look at one of our all-time favorite actors
10 quotes from the classic kids' book author, guaranteed to put a smile on your face
Why ruin a good thing? These stars looked just fine until fear of aging and the pressure of the limelight led them to go overboard with cosmetic procedures