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
11. The Seven Year Itch (1955)
Whoops! Up went the skirt and Monroe’s already soaring popularity in Billy Wilder’s saucy-yet-innocent number. Monroe was the alluring neighbour to itchy husband Tom (Richard Sherman), home alone with the wife and kids safely on holiday. Hollywood law forbade them from actually having an affair so the whole thing was a chaste little exercise that wouldn’t give watching wives too much lost sleep.