Some Like it Hot

Joe E. Brown and Jack Lemmon in 'Some Like it Hot'.“I’m Osgood Fielding the third.” – Osgood (Joe E. Brown)
“I’m Cinderella the second” – Daphne (Jack Lemmon)

– Some Like It Hot (1959)

'Some Like it Hot' posterAfter witnessing the St. Valentine’s Day massacre, band musicians Joe (Tony Curtis) and his buddy, Jerry (Jack Lemmon) decide to skip town to get away from the gangster responsible, Spats Colombo (George Raft). Disguising themselves as women, they join an all-female jazz band and hop a train bound for Florida. Joe fall for the band’s sexy singer, Sugar Cane (Marilyn Monroe), Jerry finds himself pursued by a real millionaire (Joe E. Brown) as things heat up and the mobsters close in.

 

‘Some Like it Hot’ by Michael Hadley

'Some Like it Hot' review

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The Making of 'Some Like it Hot' by Tony Curtis.

The Making of ‘Some Like it Hot’ by Tony Curtis.

Read Michael Hadley’s illustrated review of ‘Some Like it Hot’  (PDF – opens in new tab)

 

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