Film in the Dawn of the television Age – Some Like It Hot (1959)

Films From the 1950s
Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 6:30 pm

Film historian Dr. Robert Knoll will introduce Some Like It Hot, one of Hollywood’s most popular comedies. When two Chicago musicians, Joe and Jerry, (none other than Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis), witness the St. Valentine’s Day massacre they are desperate to get a gig out of town. The only job that is available is in an all girl band heading to Florida. Dressed as Josephine and Daphne mayhem ensues as the two men try to keep their true identities hidden when they meet up with the gangsters who want to rub them out. This film is directed by Billy Wilder and also stars Marilyn Monroe. 2 hours.