Marilyn: The Untold Story


3h 1980

Brief Synopsis

Norman Mailer's book on Marilyn Monroe was the basis of this second Marilyn TV movie, covering the legendary actress right up to the time of her death, in contrast to the earlier film, based on Garson Kanin's account, that ended just as she reached stardom. Catherine Hicks won an Emmy Award nominati

Film Details

Also Known As
Marilyn Monroe Story, The
Release Date
1980
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; CFI Hollywood

Technical Specs

Duration
3h

Synopsis

Norman Mailer's book on Marilyn Monroe was the basis of this second Marilyn TV movie, covering the legendary actress right up to the time of her death, in contrast to the earlier film, based on Garson Kanin's account, that ended just as she reached stardom. Catherine Hicks won an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Actress for her Marilyn Monroe portrayal, with nominations also going to the photographer, art directors and makeup artist. This film maintains one other distinction: it had three directors credited!

Film Details

Also Known As
Marilyn Monroe Story, The
Release Date
1980
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; CFI Hollywood

Technical Specs

Duration
3h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States September 28, 1980

Released theatrically outside the United States.