Comedy

Comedy Cinema – This Week – Some Like It Hot

Welcome to the sister article to Comedy Clicks! Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best comedy films that the world of cinema can offer! Today we will be looking at Some Like It Hot


About the Film

Summary of Plot

After two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in… iMDB

Year Of Release

1959

Running Time

2 Hour 1 Minutes

Director

Billy Wilder

Tagline

The MOST comedy ever made! The BIGGEST comedy ever made! The HOTTEST comedy ever made! The movie too HOT for words!

Box Office Opening Weekend

$195,088


Trailer


Starring

Marilyn Monroe – Sugar Kane Rowalczyk
Tony Curtis – Joe / Josephine
Jack Lennon – Jerry Daphne
George Raft – Spats Colombo
Pat O’Brien – Detective Mulligan



Song From the OST


Trivia

  • Marilyn Monroe required 47 takes to get “It’s me, Sugar” correct
  • Upon its original release, Kansas banned the film from being shown in the state, explaining that cross-dressing was “too disturbing for Kansans.”
  • According to Jack Lemmon, George Raft spent hours teaching him and Joe E. Brown how to tango.
  • Frank Sinatra missed the opportunity to play Jerry when he didn’t show for a lunch date with Billy Wilder
  • Marilyn Monroe wrote to Billy Wilder in 1957 expressing hope that they could work together again after The Seven Year Itch (1955).

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