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Some like it hot

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Blu-ray special edition.


English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Joe E. Brown.

Publication Information

[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2018]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (121 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded sheet (illustrations ; 17 cm)


Not rated.


"One of the most beloved films of all time, this sizzling masterpiece by Billy Wilder set a new standard for Hollywood comedy. After witnessing a mob hit, Chicago musicians Joe and Jerry skip town by donning drag and joining an all-female band en route to Miami. The charm of the group's singer, Sugar Kane leads them ever further into extravagant lies, as Joe assumes the persona of a millionaire to woo her and Jerry's female alter ego winds up engaged to a tycoon. With a whip-smart script by Wilder and I. A. L. Diamond, and sparking chemistry among it's finely tuned cast, Some Like It Hot is as deliriously funny and fresh today as it was when it first knocked audiences out six decades ago."--Container.


Suggested by a story of the same title by Robert Thoeren and Michael Logan.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959.

Special features: New 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack ; audio commentary from 1989 featuring film scholar Howard Suber ; new short program on Orry-Kelly's costumes for the film, featuring costume designer and historian Deborah Nadoolman Landis and costume historican and archivist Larry McQueen ; three behind-the-scenes documenataries ; appearances by director Billy Wilder on The Dick Cavett Show from 1982 ; conversation from 2001 between actor Tony Curtis and film critic Leonard Maltin ; French television interview from 1988 with actor Jack Lemmon; trailer ; radio interview from 1955 with actor Marilyn Monroe ; trailer.

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