Written by: FFT Webmaster | May 5th, 2011
Perhaps no other Hollywood movie star is as popular nearly 50 years after her death as Marilyn Monroe. Her image is still the definition of movie glamour. Not as remembered as it should be was her sparkling wit and acting talent, particularly when she played comedy. To show off Monroe’s less obvious gifts, the BAMCinematek in Brooklyn will be presenting a mini-retrospective of the screen goddess’ best work, including such classics as ALL ABOUT EVE (1950), GENTLEMENT PREFER BLONDES (1953), HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE (1953), NIAGRA (1953), THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH (1955), THE PRINCE AND THE SHOWGIRL (1957), SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959) and her final film THE MISFITS (1961). The series runs for 13 days in July, with restored 35mm film prints that capture the magic of Monroe, the eternal screen goddess.