Marilyn Monroe Movies
Turner Classic Movies, Saturday, August 5
6:00 AM THE ASPHALT JUNGLE (1950) A gang of small time crooks plots an elaborate jewel heist. Dir: John Huston. Cast: Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, Sam Jaffe, Marilyn Monroe. Black and White-112 minutes.
8:00 AM CLASH BY NIGHT (1952) An embittered woman seeks escape in marriage, only to fall for her husband’s best friend. Dir: Fritz Lang. Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Paul Douglas, Robert Ryan, Keith Andes, Marilyn Monroe. Black and White-105 minutes.
10:00 AM NIAGARA (1952) Honeymooners get mixed up with an obsessive husband and his cheating wife. Dir: Henry Hathaway. Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters. Color-89 minutes.
12:00 PM RIVER OF NO RETURN (1954) A frontier farmer takes off with his son and a saloon singer after the man who stole his rifle and his horse. Dir: Otto Preminger. Cast: Robert Mitchum, Marilyn Monroe, Rory Calhoun. Color-91 minutes. Letterbox.
2:00 PM THE PRINCE AND THE SHOWGIRL (1957) An American showgirl in London creates an international incident when she falls for a European prince. Dir: Laurence Olivier. Cast: Laurence Olivier, Marilyn Monroe, Richard Wattis, David Thorne, Jeremy Spenser. Color-117 minutes.
4:15 PM GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES (1953) Two singers work their way to Paris, enjoying the company of eligible men they meet along the way. Dir: Howard Hawks. Cast: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn. Color-91 minutes.
6:00 PM THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH (1955) A married man whose wife is on vacation falls for the blonde bombshell upstairs. Dir: Billy Wilder. Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Tom Ewell, Evelyn Keyes. Black and White-104 minutes. Letterbox.
8:00 PM SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959) Two musicians on the run from gangsters masquerade as members of an all-girl band. Dir: Billy Wilder. Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, Joe E. Brown, George Raft. Black and White-121 minutes. Letterbox.
10:15 PM BUS STOP (1956) An innocent cowboy kidnaps a small-time singer with whom he’s infatuated. Dir: Joshua Logan. Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O’Connell, Hope Lange, Betty Field. Color-94 minutes. Letterbox.
12:00 AM HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE (1953) Three models pool their resources to rent a posh penthouse in hopes of snaring rich husbands. Dir: Jean Negulesco. Cast: Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall, William Powell, Cameron Mitchell, Alex D’Arcy. Color-96 minutes. Letterbox.
1:45 AM THERE’S NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS (1954) A blonde beauty upsets a show business family. Dir: Walter Lang. Cast: Ethel Merman, Donald O’Connor, Marilyn Monroe, Dan Dailey, Mitzi Gaynor. Color-117 minutes. Letterbox.
4:00 AM LET’S MAKE LOVE (1960) A millionaire uses a fake name to infiltrate a musical making fun of him. Dir: George Cukor. Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall, Gene Kelly. Color-119 minutes. Letterbox.
Movie schedule and synopsis via the TCM website.