Born Marie Sherbatoff.
Date of birth : July 24, 1908, Russia
Date of death : June 29, 1956, Roxbury, Connecticut.
She was a Russian princess.
This day, Miller and Marilyn held a press conference announcing their wedding, which actually took place secretely later this day.
She arrived with a photographer, Paul Slade, whose brother, aged 18, Ira, had driven them from New York City to Roxbury.
She had got wind of the fact that before arriving at Miller's home, the couple had stopped at Morton's house, Arthur's cousin, few kilometers from there.
Then she tailed
Then she tailedMarilyn and Arthur, that Morton was driving home in a green Oldsmobile.
OnGladmine Road, in a sharp bend, the car of the reporter left the road and hit a tree
Morton stopped his vehicle when he heard the collision and drove back to see what had happened.
Nothing could have been done for Mara
Scherbatoff, who died 3 hours later, during a surgery which tried to save her, at the New Milford Hospital.
She had been thrown through the windshield and was horribly injured; as to know if Miller managed to prevent Marilyn from seeing the fatally injured reporter, the opinions diverge; no matter what it was, she was more than panicked.
Marilyn saw in it an ill omen, the very day of her wedding.
autobiography, Miller presents a version of the facts lightly
different, maintaining that the accident happened later this day,
Scherbatoff's driver thought that a car coming towards them was Marilyn's one, turned back at top speed and hit a tree.