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
12. Bus Stop (1956)
Monroe plays a promiscuous saloon singer in this Ozarks-set, 1956 comedy-drama which many consider worth seeing solely for her performance. By this point in her career, there was no doubt that her impressive acting portfolio had far more substance that would necessarily have been expected from someone who had such easy access to the celebrity limelight, and her complex turn sees her shine as she’s kidnapped by Don Murray’s loutish cowboy.