feature film, drama, USA, 1961
DIRECTED BY: John Huston
Clark Gable (Gay Langland),
Marilyn Monroe (Roslyn Taber),
Montgomery Clift (Perce Howland),
Thelma Ritter (Isabelle Steers),
Eli Wallach (Guido)
Roslyn, a recently divorced dancer, meets a widower, Guido, and his friend Gay, a cowboy. They invite her to Guido’s ranch where they both fall in love with Roslyn. She chooses Gay. Roslyn is disgusted with their plan to hunt wild horses whose meat they will sell to be made into dog food. She is determined to prevent them following through on their plan and remains with Gay, confident that he will do the right thing.
Misfits is both Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe’s last completed film.