Marilyn Monroe in the movies
View the most iconic photos of actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe
The release of ‘My Week with Marilyn’ on November 25 2011 will again put the spotlight on an actress who was never short of attention during a short but sensational career as an actress in 1950s Hollywood. Here, we flick through the Time Out archives for some classic pictures of Marilyn Monroe on film. By David Jenkins and Anna Smith
8. How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
This comedy saw a trio of belles – Monroe, Betty Grable and Lauren Bacall – living in a penthouse used to lure millionaires. Of course, their true love matches were penniless young studs – or, at least, apparently so. While it was far from a masterpiece, its master stroke was putting Monroe in thick-framed glasses her near-sighted character refused to wear in front of men. Word is Nicole Kidman has bought the rights to a remake. Uh-oh...