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various things in which she appears
the Shocking Miss Pilgrim -Telephone Operator- (1947)(uncredited)
In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms them all, especially the handsome young head of the company. Their romance gets sidetracked when she becomes involved in the Women’s Suffrage movement
Dangerous Years -Evie- (1947)
Jeff Carter has put an end to the town’s delinquency with a boys’ club. Young hoodlum Danny shows up and influences teenagers Doris, Willy and Leo. They hang out at a juke joint where Eve (one of Marilyn’s first bit parts) works. When Jeff tries to stop a robbery planned by Danny, he is killed and Danny goes on trial.
Green Grass of Wyoming -Square Dance Extra- (1948)(uncredited)
“Thunderhead,” a roving, big white stallion, causes problems for the Wyoming ranchers when he leads their blue-blooded racing mares off to join his wild horse herd in the mountains. Escaping gunfire, he runs off one night with a young rancher;s mare, a possible winner of the Governor’s Stake trotting race. The mare is recaptured and entered in the race against the horse owned by the father of the young rancher’s sweetheart, and this puts a damper on their romance
You Were Meant for Me -Lady in Waiting- (1948)(uncredited)
1920’s bandleader Chuck Arnold meets hometown girl Peggy at one of the band’s dances and next day weds her. Though she loves him, life on the road becomes increasingly difficult for her, but it is the 1929 Crash that makes things really tough for the both of them.
Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! -Betty- (1948)(uncredited)
Light-hearted, old-style romance about a farm-hand who arranges to buy a pair of mules from his employer. No one is able to handle the mules and he must train them. Adding to his dilemma, he pursues his boss’s daughter who gets her kicks out of keeping him guessing about her true feelings. Of course, at the end he tames both the mules and the girl.
Ladies of the Chorus -Peggy Martin- (1948)(first major film appearance)
Former burlesque star May and her daughter Peggy dance in the chorus. When May has a fight with featured dancer Bubbles, Bubbles leaves the show and Peggy takes her place. When Peggy falls in love with wealthy Randy, May fears class differences may lead to misery.
Love Happy -Grunion’s Client- (1949)
Young hopefuls trying to stage a Broadway show on a shoestring are sustained with food by expert shoplifter Harpo. They little suspect that his donations include the special sardine can hiding the Romanoff diamonds! Slinky Madame Egelichi and her henchmen will do anything to get them back, but the Marx Brothers lead them a merry chase.
a Ticket to Tomahawk -Clara- (1950)(uncredited)
In 1876 Dawson wants to prevent a train from getting to Tomahawk CO on time, to keep it from competing with his stage coach line. Kit, who must get the train to its goal, forces Johnny aboard as the needed passenger. Madame Adelaide’s showgirls ride along
Right Cross -Dusky Ledoux- (1950)(uncredited)
Prizefighter Johnny is in love with his promoter O’Malley’s daughter Pat. His best friend, sports reporter Rick, is also in love with her but knows that she loves Johnny. Lonely Rick takes up drinking and women (including Marilyn Monroe in nightclub bit part). Johnny knows his right hand is going bad and has to work fast to make real money.
the Fireball (a.k.a. the challenge) -Polly- (1950)
Johnny runs away from Father O’Hara’s orphanage and becomes a roller skating star with the help of Mary Reeves. He becomes involved with women, including Polly, who only love him because he is a champion, not, as with Mary, out of love for him. Then he gets polio.
the Asphalt Jungle -Angela Phinlay- (1950)
‘Doc’ Riedenschneider, legendary crime ‘brain’ just out of prison, has a brilliant plan for a million-dollar burglary. To pull it off, he recruits safecracker Louis, driver Gus, financial backer Emmerich, and strong-arm man Dix Handley. At first the plan goes like clockwork, but little accidents accumulate and each partner proves to have his own fatal weakness.
All About Eve -Miss Claudia Caswell- (1950)
An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.
Home Town Story -Iris Martin- (1951)
Blake Washburn blames manufacturer MacFarland for his defeat in the race for re-election to the state legislature. He takes over his uncle’s newspaper to take on big business as an enemy of the people. Miss Martin works in the “Herald” newspaper office. When tragedy strikes, Blake must re-examine his views.
As Young as You Feel -Hariett- (1951)
A 65-year-old printer hatches an elaborate scheme to avoid forced retirement.
Love Nest -Roberta “Bobbie” Stevens- (1951)
Jim and Connie’s postwar New York building troubles keep Jim from working on his novel. Ex-WAC from Jim’s army days Roberta moves in, further upsetting Connie but pleasing Jim’s friend Ed. Tenant Charley, who marries tenant Eadie, loans money to Jim to help him keep the building, money which this Casanova obtains from rich widows. ( part2 / part3 / part4 / part5 / part6 / part7 / part8 / part9 ignore the random writing in the middle of the screen from time to time)
Let’s Make it Legal -Joyce Mannering- (1951)
The divorce of Hugh and Miriam Halsworth becomes final at midnight. Hugh wouldn’t dream of calling it off, but can’t abandon his rose garden. Things change that afternoon, though, when Miriam’s old suitor Victor Macfarland checks into the hotel where Hugh is publicity man. With Miriam’s daughter Barbara rooting for Hugh and son-in-law Jerry rooting for Victor, things are unlikely to be resolved by midnight
O. Henry’s Full House -Streetwalker- (1952)(cameo appearance)
Five O’ Henry stories, each separate. The primary one from the critic’s acclaim was “The Cop and the Anthem”. Soapy tells fellow bum Horace that he is going to get arrested so he can spend the winter in a nice jail cell. He fails. He can’t even accost a woman; she turns out to be a streetwalker. The other stories are “The Clarion Call”, “The Last Leaf”, “The Ransom of Red Chief”, and “The Gift of the Magi”.
Monkey Business -Lois Laurel- (1952)
Barnaby Fulton is a research chemist working on a fountain of youth pill for a chemical company. While trying a sample dose on himself, he accidentally gets a dose of a mixture added to the water cooler and believes his potion is what is working. The mixture temporarily causes him to feel and act like a teenager, including correcting his vision. When his wife gets a dose that is even larger, she regresses even further into her childhood. When an old boyfriend meets her in this state, he believes that her never wanting to see him again means a divorce and a chance for him. (ignore random subtitles)
Clash by Night -Peggy- (1952)
Mae Doyle comes back to her hometown a cynical woman. Her brother Joe fears that his love, fish cannery worker Peggy, may wind up like Mae. Mae marries Jerry and has a baby; she is happy but restless, drawn to Jerry’s friend Earl.
We’re Not Married! -Anabel Norris- (1952)
A Justice of the Peace performed weddings a few days before his license was valid. A few years later five couples learn they have never been legally married. Annabel Norris, already Mrs. Mississippi and ready to enter the Mrs. America contest, is now free to enter the Miss Mississippi contest.
Don’t Bother to Knock -Nell Forbes- (1952)(first starring role)
Niagara -Rose Loomis- (1953)
As two couples are visiting Niagara Falls, tensions between one wife and her husband reach the level of murder.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes -Lorelei Lee- (1953)
Lorelei and Dorothy are just “Two Little Girls from Little Rock”, lounge singers on a transatlantic cruise.
How to Marry a Millionaire -Pola Debevoise- (1953)
Three New York models, Shatze, Pola and Loco set-up in an exclusive appartment with a plan: tired of cheap men and a lack of money they intend to use all their talents to trap and marry three millionaires. The trouble is that’s it’s not so easy to tell the rich men from the huxters and even when they can, is the money really worth it?
River of No Return -Kay Weston- (1954)
Matt Calder, who lives on a remote farm with his young son Mark, helps two unexpected visitors who lose control of their raft on the nearby river. Harry Weston is a gambler by profession and he is racing to the nearest town to register a mining claim he has won in a poker game. His attractive wife Kay, a former saloon hall girl, is with him. When Calder refuses to let Weston have his only rifle and horse, he simply takes them leaving his wife behind. Unable to defend themselves against a likely Indian attack, Calder, his son and Kay Weston begin the treacherous journey down the river on the raft Weston left behind.
There’s No Business Like Show Business -Victoria “Vicky” Hoffman- (1954)
Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.
the Seven Year Itch -the Girl- (1955)
Like many other Manhattan husbands, Richard Sherman sends his wife and son to the country for the summer, while he stays behind to toil. Though reveling in temporary bachelor freedom of lifestyle, he’s resolved not to carouse and philander like some others. But his overactive, over-vivid imagination goes into overdrive when a delightfully unconventional, voluptuous blonde moves in upstairs.
Bus Stop (a.k.a the wrong kind of girl) -Chérie- (1956)
A naive but stubborn cowboy falls in love with a saloon singer and tries to take her away against her will to get married and live on his ranch in Montana.
the Prince and the Show Girl -Elsie Marina- (1957)(only one released under Marilyn Monroe Productions)
When Grandduke Charles, the prince-regent of Carpatha, a fictitious Balkan country which could start a European war by switching alliances, visits London for the coronation of the new British king in 1911, and spends his one evening off at the Coconut Girl club, the reputed stickler for protocol is so charmed by a clumsy American understudy that he orders his British attaché to invite her to the embassy for a private supper. Being overlooked and understanding German, she learns of the repressive attitude of the regent and the plans of his reformist, pro-German minor son, king Nicholas, to take over power by surprise, but doesn’t dodge and tries to reconcile father and son. The queen-dowager decides to make her lady-in-waiting for the coronation day, so she stays in the picture to everyone else’s surprise.
Some Like it Hot -Sugar Kane Kowalczyk- (1959)
When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.
Let’s Make Love -Amanda Dell- (1960)(most successful)
Billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue. He goes to the theatre, where he sees Amanda rehearsing a song, and the director thinks him an actor suited to play himself in the revue. He takes the part in order to see more of Amanda.
the Misfits -Roslyn Taber- (1961)(final film appearance)
A sexy divorcée falls for an over-the-hill cowboy who is struggling to maintain his romantically independent lifestyle in early-sixties Nevada.
President Kennedy’s Birthday Salute -herself- (1962)
Something’s Got to Give -Ellen Arden- (1962)(unfinished)
Ellen Arden, mother of two small children, was a photographer on a trans-pacific yacht race when she was swept overboard. After an exhaustive search her husband Nick has her declared dead. On the day her husband is remarried to ( part2 / part3 / part4 )
the Legend of Marilyn Monroe (1966)(documentary)
the life and career of 1950s sex symbol Marilyn Monroe, narrated by director John Huston (who worked with her on “The Misfits”). Included are interviews with friends, cast and crew who worked with her and others who knew her, clips from her films and some scenes that were cut from her earliest movies and not seen for many years.
Marilyn Monroe Beyond the Legend (1987)(documentary)
Marilyn Monroe: the Final Days (2001)(documentary)
Documentary about the moviestar’s last months including her tumultuous love affairs, drug and alcohol dependency, depression and eventual firing from her final film, 20th Century Fox’s “Something’s Got To Give”. Features several first time interviews with the people surrounding Monroe at the end of her life, behind the scenes footage and stills, and the assembled footage from her final film, co-starring Dean Martin and Cyd Charisse. (part2)
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