The Legend of Marilyn Monroe

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The Legend of Marilyn Monroe
DVD cover of The Legend of Marilyn Monroe.jpg
DVD cover
Directed by Terry Sanders
Produced by Terry Sanders
David L. Wolper
Written by Theodore Strauss
Terry Sanders
Narrated by John Huston
Music by Arthur Morton
Edited by Terry Sanders
Distributed by Take 2 Video (VHS)
Release date
November 30, 1966
Running time
53 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Legend of Marilyn Monroe is a 1966 American documentary film chronicling the life and career of actress Marilyn Monroe. Directed by Terry Sanders, and narrated by John Huston, the film was also released under the title The Marilyn Monroe Story in the UK.


James Dougherty, Jerry Giesler, Milton H. Greene, Tom Kelley, Robert Mitchum, Lee Strasberg, Paula Strasberg and Shelley Winters appear as themselves.

Theodore Curphey, Tony Curtis, Joe DiMaggio, John F. Kennedy, Peter Lawford, Groucho Marx, Arthur Miller, Laurence Olivier, Queen Elizabeth II, Jane Russell and Billy Wilder appear in archived footage.

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