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Some like it hot / produced by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond ; directed by Billy Wilder.

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Criterion collection ; 950
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC SOME (Text) 9781681435213S On Order On order -
Peabody PL - Columbia City DVD COMEDY (Text) 30403002336253 DVD - Comedy Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library DVD SOM (Text) 70621000222294 DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681435213
  • ISBN: 1681435217
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (121 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection Inc [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Mono, wide screen 1.85:1.
Essay by author Sam Wasson included in container.
Features: audio commentary; new short program on Orry-Kelly's costumes for the film; three behind-the-scenes documentaries; appearances by director Billy Wilder on "The Dick Cavett show" from 1982; conversation from 2001 between actor Tony Curtis and filmcritic Leonard Maltin; French television interview from 1988 with actor Jack Lemmon; radio interview from 1955 with actor Marilyn Monroe; trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Charles Lang ; film editor, Arthur P. Schmidt ; background score, Adolph Deutsch.
Participant or Performer Note:
Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Joe E. Brown.
Summary, etc.:
When Chicago musicians Joe and Jerry witness a gangland murder, they realize that their only escape is to dress as women and join an all-girls band on their way to a tour of Florida.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, USA, 1960: Oscar -- Best Costume Design, Black-and-White (Orry-Kelly).
BAFTA Awards, 1960: BAFTA Film Award -- Best Foreign Actor (Jack Lemmon).
Golden Globes, USA, 1960: Best Motion Picture - Comedy ; Best Motion Picture Actor - Musical/Comedy (Jack Lemmon) ; Best Motion Picture Actress - Musical/Comedy (Marilyn Monroe).
Subject: Impostors and imposture > Drama.
Women musicians > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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