“Marilyn was always my first choice to play the girl, Holly Golightly.” Truman Capote

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  1. August 31, 2014

    No way! It’s hard to imagine anyone but Audrey playing Holly Golightly, but I bet Marilyn would have been superb in the role.

    • September 1, 2014

      Her agent told her not to play a prostitute and she did “The Misfits” instead. It certainly would have had a different tone with Marilyn…

  2. September 1, 2014

    Hard to imagine that one . That photo is classic. The way his hand is kind of clenching MM and her looking at someone else rather sexily. A 1000 words.

  3. September 2, 2014

    I like Marilyn, but I like her best in still photos. Listening to her talk is sort of like choking to death on cotton candy. With the exception of the movie “Niagara” – I loved her in that!

  4. May 18, 2016

    I actually think a more faithful to the novella remake of Breakfast at Tiffany’s could be a good idea. But I know that in the end, we’d still prefer Audrey and George.

    • May 19, 2016

      I read the Clare Boothe Luce play, “The Women” last week — so much more racy than the movie — but again, it’ll always be the Rosalind Russell, Joan Crawford version for me.

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