Did Marilyn Monroe do her singing in River of No Return? Marilyn Monroe’s voice was her own & she worked hard to get her guitar fingering accurate. (She may have worked hard, but even an amateur guitarist can tell that she isn’t playing.)
What river was used in River of No Return? Zanuck decided the film should be made in CinemaScope and increased the budget accordingly. Much of it would be filmed in Banff, Jasper National Parks, Lake Louise in Alberta and the Salmon River in Idaho where the story actually takes place.
Where was the 1954 movie River of No Return filmed? According to studio publicity, the picture was filmed in the province of Alberta, Canada, in the Jasper and Banff National Parks, and on the Maligne, Bow and Snake Indian Rivers.
Who sings in River of No Return? It is a version of the song performed by Marilyn Monroe from lyrics by Ken Darby and music by Lionel Newman, in the 1954-released American Western film, River of No Return, directed and recorded in 1953 by Otto Preminger, starring Monroe and Robert Mitchum.