4 Shots From 4 Films: Special Marilyn Monroe Edition

4 Or More Shots From 4 Or More Films is just what it says it is, 4 shots from 4 of our favorite films. As opposed to the reviews and recaps that we usually post, 4 Shots From 4 Films lets the visuals do the talking!

Marilyn Monroe would have been 96 years old today.  Sixty years after her mysterious death, Marilyn Monroe continues to intrigue film lovers and conspiracy theorists alike.  Her legacy is such that, ever since her death, directors have been trying to recreate her life with biopics and actresses have been trying to recapture Marilyn’s magic.  The latest to try will be Andrew Dominick and Ana de Armas with Blonde later this year.

While I wish them luck, Marilyn Monroe was an original and not someone whose talent and charisma can be easily duplicated.  Needless to say, it’s time for….

4 Shots From 4 Marilyn Monroe Films

All About Eve (1950, dir by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, DP: Milton R. Krassner)

Niagara (1953, dir by Henry Hathaway, DP: Joseph MacDonald)

Some Like It Hot (1959, dir by Billy Wilder, DP: Charles Lang)

The Misfits (1961, dir by John Huston, DP: Russell Metty)