STUDIO: United Artists
RUNNING TIME: 122 minutes
MARILYN MINUTES: Starring
Available on DVD
the girls drink-but I'm the only one who gets caught. That's the story of
my life. I always get the fuzzy end of the lollipop." - Marilyn as
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 two newest - and homeliest - members of an all-girl
jazz band. Their cover is perfect...until a lovelorn singer (Marilyn Monroe)
falls for "Josephine", and ancient playboy (Joe Brown) falls for
"Daphne", and a mob boss (George Raft) refuses to fall for their hoax!
Nominated for six Academy Awards, Some Like It Hot is the quintessential madcap
farce and one of the greatest of all film comedies.
funniest America film by AFI (American Film Institute) in 2000, you can't be a
Marilyn Monroe fan without this movie in your collection. Not only is Marilyn
great but for once her leading men are just as funny. If you want to share a
Marilyn movie with your family and friends this would be a good choice to start
them off with. Here is a little secret to watch out for. In the scene where she
talks to Curtis on the phone, Marilyn can be seen reading her lines from an off
" To coin a phrase, Marilyn has never looked better. Her performance as 'Sugar', the fuzzy blonde who likes saxophone players and men who wear glasses has a deliciously naive quality. She's a comedienne with that combination of sex appeal and timing that just can't be beat."