Maybe the greatest comedy in the history of American cinema, and Marilyn's best "dumb blonde" performance. And a last line for the ages!
Some Like It Hot
(1959) Starring:Edward G. Robinson, Mike Mazurki, Billy Gray Director:Billy Wilder Certificate:
Billy Wilder's classic Oscar nominated comedy. In February 1929, unemployed musicians Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) go on the run after witnessing the St Valentine's Day Massacre. Pursued by gangsters, the duo are forced to disguise themselves as women and join Sweet Sue's all-girl band ..read more »
Written by Arthur Miller and directed by John Huston with Clark Gable co-starring, this notoriously difficult shoot has Marilyn flexing her dramatic muscles.
(1961) Starring:Kevin McCarthy, Estelle Winwood, Thelma Ritter Director:John Huston Certificate:
The final film of stars Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe is an elegy for the death of the Old West from writer Arthur Miller and director John Huston. Gable stars as Gay Langland, an aging hand traveling the byways and working at rodeos with his two comrades, Guido (Eli Wallach) and young Perce ..read more »
The uncompleted "Something's Got To GIve", this comedy probably sees Marilyn at her most beautiful.
Let's Make Love
(1960) Starring:Marilyn Monroe, Tony Randall, Yves Montand Director:George Cukor Certificate:
A millionaire is out to destroy a show that makes fun of him, until he meets cast member Monroe. To get closer to her he joins the cast and hires Bing Crosby, Gene Kelly and Milton Berle (as themselves) to teach him the performing arts.
Marilyn Monroe - Beyond The Legend
Director:Marilyn Monroe Certificate:
Profile of screen goddess Marilyn Monroe, whose films include 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes', 'The Seven Year Itch' and 'Some Like It Hot'. In addition to archive footage of Marilyn, tribute is paid to her by such colleagues as Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters and Celeste Holm.