Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days (2001)

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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 "... See full summary »


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Director:

Patty Ivins Specht

Writer:

Monica Bider

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5 March 2002 | Emchick
A Brilliant Work
A magnificent documentary that shows the last days of Hollywood's greatest actress. That also shows rare footage of 9 hours of Marilyn's last movie, Something's Got To Give, that AMC had restored and edited to 37 minutes showing what could have been.

Most scenes didn't have her in them, because of her absent days during filming, that lead Fox to have her fired from the film. But because of Dean Martin's contract, (saying that he wouldn't be in it if Marilyn wasn't) Fox signed her back on. Sadly, the movie was never finished, due to Marilyn's tragic death. (Suicide, I think NOT!)

Still, Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days is a beautifully pieced program that tells the ending of Marilyn Monroe's life, but there is no ending to Marilyn's legacy and the memory of her.

Marilyn Monroe 1926-1962

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Actors from archived footage not marked uncredited were identified orally by the narrator.


Soundtracks

Something's Gotta Give
Music and lyrics by
Johnny Mercer
Courtesy of Twentieth Century Music Corporation
Instrumental version performed by Ray Anthony and His Orchestra
Played as background music often
Vocal version performed by Frank Sinatra
Courtesy of The Frank Sinatra Estate

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Genres

Documentary | Biography

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Release Date:

1 June 2001

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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