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Posts Tagged ‘ The Misfits ’

Edith Palmer’s Country Inn

Aug 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Marilyn Monroe Locations

The final Nevada-area location that I stalked while visiting my grandmother in Reno last month was Edith Palmer’s Country Inn in Virginia City – the spot where my girl, Miss Marilyn Monroe, stayed for a short time while filming her last completed movie, 1961’s The Misfits.  I had actually stalked the exterior of the historic property once before, while vacationing at my grandmother’s back in June of 2008, and had also written a short blog post about it.  As fate would have it, the inn’s […]

The Virginia Street Bridge from “The Misfits”

Aug 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Marilyn Monroe Locations

Another Marilyn Monroe location that I dragged my dad and grandmother out to stalk while visiting Reno, Nevada last month was the famed Virginia Street Bridge, aka the “Bridge of Sighs”, which was featured in the 1961 film The Misfits.  As I mentioned in last Friday’s post about the Washoe Country Courthouse, during the first half of the Twentieth Century, Reno was known as “the Divorce Capital of the World” and the “Great Divide” due to its lenient divorce laws.  People from all over the […]

Virginia City Stalking!

Jun 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Marilyn Monroe Locations

I am currently visiting my Grandma in the Reno area and today she took me to historic Virginia City to do some sightseeing. Anytime I am in a new town, I always stop into the local visitor’s center or bookstore to ask if any movies have been filmed in the area. What’s that old saying? – Wherever you go, there you are. Anyway, I stopped into the Mark Twain Bookstore to inquire about movie locations and the woman behind the counter told me […]