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Bolo Boffin (23,796 posts)
TCM Schedule for Saturday, August 4 -- The Essentials: Marilyn Monroe
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.
BW-112 mins, TV-PG, CC
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.
BW-105 mins, TV-PG, CC
Honeymooners get mixed up with an obsessive husband and his cheating wife.
Dir: Henry Hathaway
Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters.
C-89 mins, TV-PG, CC
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.
C-91 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
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: Richard Wattis, David Thorne, Jeremy Spenser.
C-117 mins, TV-G, CC
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.
C-91 mins, TV-G, CC
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, Tommy Ewell, Evelyn Keyes.
BW-104 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
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THE ESSENTIALS: MARILYN MONROE
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.
BW-121 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
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.
C-94 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
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.
C-96 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format
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.
C-117 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format
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.
C-119 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
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