Movie Blogger Brings Marilyn to Gibsonia, PA

Wendy Whittick – who blogs about Marilyn’s Misfits co-star at Who is Montgomery Clift – will host a Zoom presentation, Marilyn Monroe: The Girl Behind the Image – for members of the Northern Tier Library in Gibsonia, north of Pittsburgh, on January 24 from 6:30-8:00pm, as Pine Creek Journal reports. (Online registration is required to receive the invitation link.)

In her most recent post, Wendy profiled another of Marilyn’s leading men…

“In 1952, Richard Widmark was in a film with Marilyn Monroe called Don’t Bother to Knock.  A lesser-known Marilyn film, it is nevertheless possibly her best acting performance.  Richard was less than taken with Marilyn. This was really not surprising considering his perfectionism … Marilyn was difficult to work with, though not intentionally.  She suffered from severe and unrelieved anxiety … Widmark – usually with such great screen presence – is reduced to a mere second fiddle next to Marilyn’s very realistic performance …”