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The Misfits (1961) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by John Huston and produced by Frank E. Taylor.

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Marilyn: Behind the Icon - The Misfits

By Gary Vitacco-Robles on Aug 3, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Marilyn: Behind the Icon –Monroe is Forlorn Perfection in The Misfits Marilyn Monroe, playwright Arthur Miller Producer Frank Taylor announced that The Misfits, an independent film, would be the ?ultimate motion picture,? the joint vision of a leading American playwright and an internati... Read full article


The Misfits (1961)

By Beatrice on Apr 7, 2017 From Flickers in Time

The Misfits Directed by John Huston Written by Arthur Miller 1961/USA Seven Arts Pictures/Seven Arts Productions First viewing/Netflix rental This isn’t Arthur Miller’s best work but it’s excellent to look at and you can’t beat the cast. Roslyn (Marilyn Monroe) is in Reno ... Read full article


The Misfits Final film of Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe 1961

By ImagineMDD on Jun 29, 2014 From Pop Culture ImagineMDD

The Misfits 1961The final film of Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe Directed by John Huston, the 1961 movie, The Misfits starred Clark Gable, The Misfits Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter and Eli Wallach. There is a lot outside of the movie itself that makes i... Read full article


The Misfits (1961)

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 12, 2014 From 4 Star Films

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Quotes from

Isabelle Steers: One thing about this town, it's always full of interesting strangers.


Roslyn: Killers! Murders! You liars! All of you liars! You're only happy when you can see something die! Why don't you kil yourself to be happy! You and your God's country! Freedom! I am not kidding you, you're three sweet damned men!


Gay: What makes you so sad? You're the saddest girl I ever met.
Roslyn: You're the first man who's ever said that. I'm usually told how happy I am.
Gay: That's because you make a man feel happy.
[He tries to kiss her, but she demures]
Roslyn: I don't feel that way about you, Gay.
Gay: Don't get discouraged girl, you might.


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Facts about

When Montgomery Clift was filming one of his rodeo stunts, his shirt was ripped. They decided to keep filming and the torn shirt can be seen in several shots.
John Huston pocketed $250 by casting himself as an extra in the blackjack scene.
Director John Huston originally wanted Robert Mitchum to play "Gay Langland" but Mitchum didn't like the script and turned it down. Huston and writer Arthur Miller rewrote the script, but by the time Mitchum got to see the rewrite he had committed to another film. The role was instead offered to Clark Gable, who took it.
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