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Urban Myths: Marilyn Monroe & Billy Wilder

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Genre: Drama & Comedy
Production Year: 2018

Broadcaster: Sky Arts
Producer: Little Rock Pictures

The true story of Marilyn Monroe, America's sweetheart, struggling on the set of Some Like it Hot. Marilyn runs to Arthur Miller and Paula Strasberg for reassurance, leaving Billy Wilder tearing his hair out and Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon making side-bets. On the forty-seventh take, Marilyn nails it: "It's me. Sugar!" Starring Gemma Arteron (Quantum of Solace) as Marilyn Monroe, James Purefoy (Altered Carbon) as Billy Wilder, Alex Pettyfer (Magic Mike) as Tony Curtis, Adam Brody (The O.C.) as Jack Lemmon, Felicity Montagu (Alan Partridge) as Paula Strasberg), Dougray Scott (Snatch) as Arthur Miller and Irfan Shamji (Murder on the Orient Express) plays Clapperboard Guy. Written by David Cummings (The Fast Show, Harry Enfield and Chums).

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