- Title: CF115
Newsreel clips of premieres, Marilyn in Japan surrounded by snapping photographers, kicking football in UK football stadium, in Korea entertaining troops, on elephant in circus ring, coming out of hospital looking distressed and wearing no make up, police around house on her death, reporters milling about, Marilyn's body brought out of house and into ambulance.
John Huston speaks to camera from the set of a film. Pan from Los Angeles City Hall towards sign for Hall of Records County of Los Angeles. Tracking shot inside the archive, CU pages being turned in a records book, pointing to 'Baker'. VS of Marilyn Monroe as a baby in foster care. Stills of Gladys Pearl Baker, Monroe's mother. Pan across piano keys.
Ext large colonial house, track into the front door, through the veranda. View of the water cooling tower through the window. Pan down Chinese pagoda outside of Graumann's theatre, shots of Jean Harlow's hand prints in the pavement. Stills of young Marilyn, her old school, playground scenes. Old teacher gives interview in front of blackboard. Class photograph. GVs of clay pigeon shooting, with James Dougherty - Monroe's first husband. Wedding photograph. Interview with Dougherty. Int shots of munitions factory, women riveting and working on the production line for the war effort. Stills of Monroe's first modelling shots.
Marilyn modelling with other woman around pool (BW footage), early days in Hollywood. Interview with her first manager. Posters for first film 'Ladies of the Chorus'. Scenes from the film. HA shot of Hollywood Boulevard, bright neon lights of club names and hotels. Stills from glamourous Hollywood events. Scene from 'Love Happy' with Groucho Marx. Stills with acting coach Natasha Lytess, Johnny Hyde. Interview with photographer Tom Kelley, who shot her nude calendar. Huge street parade to welcome Marilyn Monroe to a city, publicity for Monkey Business. Monroe waving from open top cars to the crowds.
Marilyn being presented with awards by Lauren Bacall etc, Photoplay, Redbook etc. Marilyn and Jane Russell make hand prints outside Grauman's Chinese Theater. Many photographers. ZO from Joe DiMaggio's face, with Marilyn Monroe, various stills of the two together. Monroe and DiMaggio leave the registry office married, Marilyn and Joe DiMaggio in Japan, in Korea entertaining troops. Good shots of huge army crowd. Monroe performs Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend. Monroe and DiMaggio leaving a plane, signing autographs, paparazzi flash bulbs. Members of the public vox pops about Seven Year Itch billboard. Joe DiMaggio getting into a car and driving away from press. Monroe makes a statement with her lawyer about the break-up of her marriage.
On a film set. Filming scenes next to a swimming pool. Good shot of airplane taking off. Nice shot of plane flying over New York skyline. VS Milton Greene and his family in their home. Various stills of glamour shots of Marilyn shot by Milton Greene. GVs of New York, ZI to The Actors Studio sign. Shots of the inside of a class, Lee Strasberg speaking to his students. Interview with Strasberg and his wife Paula. Photographs of Marilyn with Carl Sandburg, Edith Sitwell, Truman Capote, Arthur Miller
Plane landing in LA. Interview with Marilyn on her return to Hollywood to make Bus Stop, Marilyn arrives in London with Arthur Miller, with Laurence Olivier, rehearsal scene for The Prince and the Showgirl, meets Queen at Command Performance alongside Victor Mature. Good view of New York from under Brooklyn Bridge, children ina small park in Manhattan. Monroe and Arthur Miller step out of apartment arm in arm. Monroe taken to hospital in ambulance. With Billy Wilder at launch party for Some Like it Hot. Scenes from the film with Tony Curtis.
Premiere for Seven Year Itch. Monroe posing for the cameras and blowing kisses to fans waiting. Arthur Miller walks to car with Monroe, Monroe interviewed in the back of the car by reporter.
On location of The Misfits - aerial tracking shot over rocky hills / desert. Still of Arthur Miller and John Huston editing script in hotel room. Horse braying.
Marilyn mobbed by crowd on leaving Mental Hospital, giving interviews to reporters. Shots of waves crashing against beach, relaxing on beach with Joe DiMaggio, fishing. Ext pan across Marilyn's house. Stills of Something's Got to Give production. John F Kennedy / JFK birthday party, Marilyn sings Happy Birthday, reporters and police around house, Coroner's judgement at inquest, funeral scenes.
- Keywords:HOLLYWOOD STAR, STAR OF THE SCREEN, ACTRESS, GLAMOUR, BLACK TIE EVENT, FILM PREMIERE, USA, LOS ANGELES, HOLLYWOOD, ENTERTAINING THE TROOPS, ORPHAN
- Master Title:MARILYN MONROE