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
16. The Misfits (1962)
Monroe’s final film would also be co-star Clark Gable’s last – he had a heart attack two days after filming ended. Marilyn later claimed to hate the film, a western about an ex-stripper who hooks up with Gable’s ageing cowboy, which happened to be penned by her then-husband Arthur Miller. But the film later became celebrated both as a study of the death of the Old West and a testament to the talent of its tragic stars.