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100 Word Review - Some Like It Hot (1959)

Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon star in this classic 1950s Oscar-winning romantic comedy. 

When Joe (Curtis) and Jerry (Lemmon) accidentally witness the 1929 St Valentines Day Massacre, they join a women-only band to escape the mob who want them silenced. 61 more words

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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Barbara LaMarr, actress, cabaret artist & screenwriter (1896-1926)

Marie Lohr, actress (1890-1975)
Joe E. Brown, actor & comedian (1892-1973)
Lazar Wechsler, producer, writer & film editor (1896-1981) 44 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

"Puns are the highest form of literature"*...

From tough guys to tramps…

… it’s all about the ink… and a sense of humor…

Many more at “A Plethora Of Punny Tattoos… 81 more words

Revisiting Some Like it Hot

Selecting a favorite film is not easy, at least for me. I am always jumping back between two or three films; Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window… 2,577 more words


SOME LIKE IT HOT tonight at the Ron Robinson Theater

Nobody’s Perfect. But Some Like It Hot comes pretty close to it.

Billy Wilder’s screwball comedy set in the 1920s stars Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe.   135 more words


Joe E. Brown, Comic Hero of Small-Town America

Joe E. Brown was a major comedy star at Warner Bros. from 1930 to 1936, making 20 starring features for them during that period, until he left the studio for an ill-fated contract with an independent producer that led to a series of lackluster vehicles that brought his starring career virtually to an end. 2,954 more words