Some Like It Hot
Title: Some Like It Hot
Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians.
With Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monroe
Jack Lemmon : I’m engaged !
Tony Curtis: Whose the lucky girl?
Jack Lemmon: I am !
Okay, I think you need to picture Jack Lemmon in full drag, dancing on the bed, shaking some maracas’…just cracks me up!
-Janice at Grandville
When Chicago musicians Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) accidentally witness a gangland shooting, they quickly board a southbound train to Florida, disguised as Josephine and Daphne, the twonewestand homeliestmembers of an all-girl jazz band. Their cover is perfect…until a lovelorn singer (Marilyn Monroe) falls for Josephine, an ancient playboy (Joe E. Brown) falls for Daphne, and a mob boss (George Raft) refuses to fall for their hoax! Nominated for 6 Academy Awards®, Some Like It Hot is the quintessential madcap farce and one of the greatest of all film comedies (The Motion Picture Guide). 1959: Director, Actor (Lemmon), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography (B&W), Art Direction (B&W), Costume Design (B&W, winner)