Sunday, June 1, 2014

Happy Birthday, Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe was born this day in 1926. In commemoration, here's a partial look at the impressive roster of actors and directors she worked with in her 15-year career.

With Louis Calhern in The Asphalt Jungle (John Huston, 1950)

With Dick Powell in Right Cross (John Sturges, 1950)

With Mickey Rooney in The Fireball (Tay Garnett, 1950)

With Gregory Ratoff, Anne Baxter, Gary Merrill, Celeste Holm, and
George Sanders in All About Eve (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1950)

With Albert Dekker in As Young as You Feel (Harmon Jones, 1951)

With Jack Paar in Love Nest (Joseph M. Newman, 1951)

With Macdonald Carey, Zachary Scott, and Claudette Colbert
in Let's Make It Legal (Richard Sale, 1951)

With Robert Ryan and Barbara Stanwyck in Clash By Night
(Fritz Lang, 1952)

In We're Not Married! (Edmund Goulding, 1952)

With Anne Bancroft and Richard Widmark in
Don't Bother to Knock (Roy Ward Baker, 1952)

With Charles Laughton in O. Henry's Full House
(Henry Koster segment, 1952)

With Charles Coburn and Cary Grant in Monkey Business
(Howard Hawks, 1952)

With Joseph Cotten in Niagara (Henry Hathaway, 1953)

With Jane Russell in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Howard Hawks, 1953)

With Betty Grable and Lauren Bacall in How to Marry a Millionaire
(Jean Negulesco, 1953)

With Robert Mitchum in River of No Return (Otto Preminger, 1954)

With Johnnie Ray, Mitzi Gaynor, Dan Dailey, Ethel Merman, and
Donald O'Connor in There's No Business Like Show Business
(Walter Lang, 1954)

With Tom Ewell in The Seven Year Itch (Billy Wilder, 1955)

With Don Murray in Bus Stop (Joshua Logan, 1956)

With Laurence Olivier in The Prince and the Showgirl
(Laurence Olivier, 1957)

With Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon in Some Like It Hot (Billy Wilder, 1959)

With Yves Montand and Wilfrid Hyde-White in Let's Make Love
(George Cukor, 1960)

With Eli Wallach, Montgomery Clift, and Clark Gable in The Misfits
(John Huston, 1961)