River of No Return

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River of No Return ★★½ 1954

During the gold rush, an itinerant farmer and his young son help a heart-of-gold saloon singer search for her estranged husband. Rather crummy script is helped by the mere presence of Mitchum and Monroe. Marilyn sings the title song, as well as “Down in the Meadow,” and “I'm Going to File My Claim.” 91m/C VHS, DVD . Robert Mitchum, Marilyn Monroe, Tommy Rettig, Rory Calhoun, Murvyn Vye, Douglas Spencer; D: Otto Preminger; W: Frank Fenton; C: Joseph LaShelle; M: Cyril Mockridge.