Some Like It Hot
Title: Some Like It Hot
Author: COM DVD SOM / NOT RATED
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)