Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

A reel-to-reel home movie which allegedly shows Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe smoking marijuana has emerged after 50 years.

The silent film, shot at a private home in New Jersey, was recently purchased by a collector. Monroe at one point is passed a cigarette, takes a puff, but does not appear to inhale deeply.

The person who shot the film told the Reuters news agency the cigarette contained marijuana.Collector Keya Morgan recently purchased the film for $275,000 from the film’s owner, who wishes to remain anonymous.