Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable, The Misfits
The Misfits (1961) was directed by one of my personal favorite directors, John Huston, and features an equally wonderful cast that includes Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter, and Eli Wallach.
The compelling film is iconic for several reasons:
- Clark Gable gives one of his greatest performances.
- Marilyn Monroe also gives one of her finest performances.
- This was Clark Gable’s last completed film. He died of a heart attack shortly after filming ended.
- This was also Marilyn Monroe’s last completed film. She died a year and a year and a half later
The movie is outstanding and their performances, as well as those of Montgomery Clift and Thelma Ritter, are impeccable.
Marilyn Monroe Poster (Amazon):
Marilyn Monroe Vintage Poster (Amazon link)