Some Like It Hot1959

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Some Like It Hot
Directed by:
Billy Wilder

Released in the USA on March 29 of 1959, "Some Like It Hot" (also known as "Not Tonight, Josephine!", "Manche mögen's heiß", "A qualcuno piace caldo") is a Comedy/Crime/Musical/Romance film directed by Billy Wilder, and written by Billy Wilder (screenplay) . Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis are starring, alongside Jack Lemmon, George Raft, Pat O'Brien and Joe E. Brown.

Marilyn Monroe and her bosom companions

Who is the director of "Some Like It Hot":

Some Like It Hot was directed by Billy Wilder, a writer, director, and producer.

Before making Some Like It Hot, Billy Wilder had directed Witness for the Prosecution, released in 1957, Love in the Afternoon (1957), The Spirit of St. Louis (1957), The Seven Year Itch (1955), Sabrina (1954), and Stalag 17 (1953). Since, he directed The Apartment, released in 1960, One, Two, Three (1961), Irma la Douce (1963), Kiss Me, Stupid (1964), The Fortune Cookie (1966), and The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970).

What was the release date of "Some Like It Hot":

Some Like It Hot was initally released in the United States on Sunday, March 29, 1959.. This was sixty (60) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, May 14, 1959 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, September 09, 1959 in France; Thursday, September 17, 1959 in Germany; Wednesday, September 16, 1959 in Italy; Saturday, February 26, 2005 in Australia and on Tuesday, April 14, 1959 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Some Like It Hot":

At the casting of Some Like It Hot we find Marilyn Monroe, previously seen in Bus Stop (1956) and The Seven Year Itch (1955); Tony Curtis (The Defiant Ones (1958), Kings Go Forth (1958)); Jack Lemmon (Bell Book and Candle (1958), Cowboy (1958)) [ more... ]

  • Harry Wilson and George E. Stone, Mike Mazurki also worked together in Pocketful of Miracles, released in 1961.
  • Harry Wilson and George Raft, George E. Stone can be seen in Ocean's Eleven, released in 1960.
  • George E. Stone and George Raft can both be seen in You and Me, released in 1938.
  • Mike Mazurki and Harry Wilson also worked together in The Princess and the Pirate, released in 1944.

What is the Storyline of "Some Like It Hot":

It is February 1929 in the city of Chicago. Two friends who are struggling jazz musicians, Joe (Tony Curtis), a saxophone player, irresponsible gambler and ladies' man, and Jerry (Jack Lemmon), a sensible double-bass player, accidentally witness the Saint Valentine's Day massacre. When the gangsters, led by "Spats" Colombo (George Raft), spot them, the two have to run for their lives.

Penniless, freezing cold, and in a rush to get out of town, the two musicians take a job in a women's band headed to [...]

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Marilyn Monroe ("Sugar Kane Kowalczyk"), Tony Curtis ("Joe - 'Josephine'/'Junior'"), and Jack Lemmon ("Jerry - 'Daphne'")

Some Like it Hot  Marilyn Monroe  Tony Curtis  Jack Lemmon  1959


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