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Some Like It Hot


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Classic comedy starring Marilyn Monroe , Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon. It's Chicago 1929 -the era dominated by Prohibition and tough racketeers. When Joe and Jerry, two underemployed musicians, witness the St Valentine's Day massacre, they nearly become victims themselves. Their only escape is a jazz band heading for Florida. But there's one big problem - it's an all-girl orchestra.
Director Billy Wilder (1959, U) (BW) (S) Films: pp 51-80 *****


Unknown: Marilyn Monroe
Unknown: Tony Curtis
Unknown: Jack Lemmon.
Director: Billy Wilder
Sugar Kane Kowa: Marilyn Monroe
Joe/Josephine: Tony Curtis
Jerry/Daphne: Jack Lemmon
Spats Columbo: George Raft
Mulligan: Pat O'Brien
OsgoodE Fielding III: Joe E Brown
Little Bonaparte: Nehemiah Persoff
Sweet Sue: Joan Shawlee
Sig Poliakoff: Billy Gray
Toothpick Charlie: George E Stone

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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