Had the footage been used, it would have been one of the first nude scenes performed in a major motion picture by an American actress. Had the footage been used, it would have gone down in history as one of the first nude scenes performed in a major motion picture by an American actress. The beginning of the scene, in which Gable kisses Monroe while she holds a sheet over her breasts, was included in the movie.
But the footage, long thought to have been destroyed, was actually preserved, the author of a new Monroe biography says. In the love scene between Monroe and Clark Gable, the actress drops a bedsheet that was covering her nude body. If the scene had not been cut, it would have been the first nude scene by an American actress in a feature film.
That last part is also why we still find scenes she did naked totally fascinating: At a time when women were discouraged from even acknowledging sex, Marilyn Monroe embraced her sexuality. But she may have been even more of a trailblazer than we first thought. In the footage, Monroe, following a love scene with costar Clark Gable, drops a bedsheet and reveals her totally naked body.
The footage in question is an outtake from the last film she finished, The Misfitsco-starring Clark Gable. It was his final project, as well. In a love scene with Clark Gable, Monroe dropped the covering bed-sheet and exposed her body. It would have been one of the first — if not the first — nude scenes by an American actress in a major production in the sound era of film if it had made it into the final version.
It was then that the year-old revealed the sought-after footage has been stored away in a filing cabinet since his father died in at age While we were talking, he just mentioned casually that he had the famous nude scene that people thought was destroyed, that was long speculated about. It was one of the things that I was unable to uncover for the book.
Hot pics of young Marilyn Monroe, one of the most beautiful women of all time. The epitome of a bottle-blonde bombshell, Monroe was a pin-up model and acclaimed star of films like Gentleman Prefer Blondes and Some Like It Hota role for which she won a Golden Globe. InMonroe was named Sweetheart of the Month for Playboy magazine.
In that shoot, the actress posed for some photos behind a semi-see-through, silky cloth that did little to mask the seductress's beauty. No one would could have possibly known the impact these photos would have on popular culture at the time. In fact, one of the Kelley photos would go on to become Playboy Magazine's first centerfold, and would launch the publication into worldwide consciousness with a total of 54, copies sold.
In the John Huston film The Misfits, Marilyn Monroe, who played the lead female character, drops a bedsheet during a love scene with lead actor Clark Gable, exposing herself on camera. The footage of this moment ultimately was not included in the film and was later believed to have been destroyed by Huston. According to him, the footage was saved by Misfits producer Frank Taylor and is currently under protection by his son, Curtice Taylor. What will be done with it?
Script writer Charles Casillo, the author of the yet unpublished biography of the singer and actress Marilyn Monroe, figured out the fate of a scene with a nude artist lost 57 years ago, the Daily Mail reports. It was believed that the film was destroyed. He said that his father considered the cadres valuable and saved them:.