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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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The Misfits (1961)

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[Last lines]
Roslyn: Which way is home?
Gay: God bless you girl.
Roslyn: How do you find your way back in the dark?
Gay: Just head for that big star straight on. The highway's under it. It'll take us right home.


Perce: Hey go in there and get me a bottle of whiskey to keep me primed for the rodeo


Isabelle Steers: The Leave It state. Ya got money you want to gamble? Leave it here. You got a wife you want to get ride of? Get rid of her here. Extra atom bomb you don't need? Blow it up here. Nobody's gonna mind in the slightest.


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The final theatrical performances of both Monroe, Marilyn and Gable, Clark.
Clark Gable received $750,000 for the film plus $58,000 for each week of overtime.
Originally written as a short story by Arthur Miller while awaiting his own divorce in Reno prior to marrying Marilyn Monroe.
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