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Novelist Saul Bellow befriended Arthur Miller in 1956, when both were waiting out their first divorces in Reno, Nevada. During this period, Miller wrote a short story which he would later develop into The Misfits, a ‘valentine’ for Marilyn Monroe. Bellow’s … Continue reading
In a strange case of life imitating art, a Nevada judge has granted a temporary reprive to a herd of wild Mustangs – nicknamed ‘The Misfits’ – preventing the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed rounding up and thinning of … Continue reading
Writing for High Country Times, Michael Branch describes The Misfits as ‘the quintessential Nevada film’, and recounts his trip with a friend to ‘Misfits Flat’, where the movie’s most dramatic scenes were filmed: “Miller and Huston tried to script and shoot … Continue reading
Robin Holabird, formerly of the Nevada Film Office, has spoken to the Las Vegas Review-Journal about Carson City’s movie connections: John Wayne’s last film, The Shootist, was filmed there, as well as scenes from The Misfits, the swansong for both Marilyn and Clark … Continue reading
Guy Rocha, a local historian who has researched Marilyn’s stay in Nevada during filming of The Misfits, will give a lecture at the Sierra Place senior residence, Carson City, on Thursday – St Valentine’s Day – at 10am. More details at Nevada … Continue reading
Lindsay at the IAmNotAStalker blog – dedicated to movie locations, title is ironic – visited Reno last week and stopped by several landmarks related to filming of The Misfits: Virginia Street Bridge, Washoe County Courthouse, and Edith Palmer’s Country Inn, … Continue reading
A panel discussion will be held at the University of Nevada in Reno on July 9 at the Rotunda on the main floor of the Knowledge Center, focussing on a new exhibition, Post-War Bohemians in Northern Nevada, running until September 16. … Continue reading
Deanne Stillman, author of Mustang, Twentynine Palms and Joshua Tree, and an expert on the American West, attended a 50th anniversary screening of The Misfits at the University of Nevada last week, as part of their ‘Honoring the Horse’ exhibition. She … Continue reading
‘This 1960 photo of Marilyn and Eli Wallach was taken with a Kodak ‘Brownie’ box camera by Lisa Graeber (then Lisa Stix) at Quail Canyon near Pyramid Lake, while filming The Misfits in Nevada. Lisa Graeber (then Lisa Stix) was … Continue reading