Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days

Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days

Director: Patty Ivins Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin, Cyd Charisse

DVD

Overview

First shown on American Movie Classics, Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days covers the production of "Something's Got to Give," a romantic comedy starring Monroe, Dean Martin, and Cyd Charisse. Monroe was fired during filming shortly before her death, and the movie was eventually scrapped. The centerpiece of the documentary is a restored reconstruction of the surviving footage. "Something's Got to Give" was later produced as Move Over, Darling, with Doris Day ironically filling Monroe's former role.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/02/2005
UPC: 0014381065725
Original Release: 2001
Rating: NR
Source: Image Entertainment
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:57:00

Special Features

A never-before-seen 37-minute reconstruction of Something's Got to Give; Marilyn Monroe's personal physician, Dr. Hyman Engelberg, speaks publicly for the first time in nearly 40 years about Marilyn's state-of-mind, drug dependence and general health at the time of her death; More never-before-seen footage and stills of Marilyn behind the scenes of her final film as well as rare images from her private life; Rare footage and photographs of Marilyn's hair, make-up and costume tests

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [2:16]
2. Fox's Biggest Commodity [3:44]
3. Financial Woes [5:36]
4. In Top Form [3:40]
5. Deadly Signs [3:28]
6. The Actors Studio [2:24]
7. Respect and Credibility [1:03]
8. Psyche and Soma [3:49]
9. The Shah of Iran [1:42]
10. Working Around Marilyn [9:38]
11. Monroe's Entourage [5:14]
12. The Presient's Ball [5:17]
13. Ground-Breaking Scene [4:53]
14. Her 36th Birthday [5:55]
15. The Final Straw [6:00]
16. Publicity Campaign [6:36]
17. A Cryptic Goodbye [5:53]
18. The Legend [2:03]
19. "Something's Got to Give" [35:35]
20. End Credits [2:13]

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