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Midnight Movie: Don't Bother to Knock


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Starring Richard Widmark, Marilyn Monroe
with Anne Bancroft

Nell, recently discharged from a mental hospital, accepts a baby-sitting job in a New York hotel. During the course of the evening she loses control and suffers from the most violent fantasies.
Marilyn Monroe's cliff-hanging performance as Nell won her a prescient listing as one of the Motion Picture Herald's Stars for Tomorrow - a prophecy that was immediately fulfilled with "Niagara", "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" and "How to Marry a Millionaire".
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Director: Roy Baker
Jed Towers: Richard Widmark
Nell: Marilyn Monroe
Lyn Leslie: Anne Bancroft
Bunny: Donna Corcoran
Rochelle: Jeanne Cagney
Mrs Ruth Jones: Lurene Tuttle
Eddie: Elisha Cook Jr
Peter Jones: Jim Backus
Mrs Ballew: Verna Felton
Bartender: Willis B. Bouchey
Mr Ballew: Don Beddoe

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Midnight Movie: Don't Bother to Knock

BBC Two England, 26 February 1972 23.30

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