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Some like it hot [videorecording] / Ashton Productions, Inc. presents a Mirisch Company picture ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond.

Wilder, Billy, 1906-2002 (Added Author). Diamond, I. A. L. (Added Author). Thoeren, Robert, 1903-1957 (Added Author). Logan, M. (Added Author). Monroe, Marilyn, 1926-1962 (Added Author). Curtis, Tony, 1925-2010 (Added Author). Lemmon, Jack. (Added Author). Brown, Joe E. (Joe Evan), 1892-1973 (Added Author). Raft, George. (Added Author). O'Brien, Pat, 1899-1983 (Added Author). Deutsch, Adolph, 1897-1980 (Added Author). Orry-Kelly, 1897-1964 (Added Author).

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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians in an all-girl band.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC SOM (Text) 33892002136035 Adult DVDs DVD None 05/07/2004 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792849612
  • ISBN: 0792849604
  • ISBN: 9780792849605
  • Physical Description: 1 video disc (approximately 122 min.) : sound, b. & w. ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM/UA, [2001]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Suggested by a story of the same title by Robert Thoeren and Michael Logan.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959.
Summary, etc.:
Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians in an all-girl band.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; widescreen presentation (1.66:1); NTSC, region 1.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, USA, 1960: Won, Best Costume Design, Black-and-White; 5 nominations, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White; Best Cinematography, Black-and-White; Best Director; Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium. BAFTA Awards, 1960: Won, Best Foreign Actor (Lemmon); Nominated, Best Film from any Source. Golden Globes, USA, 1960: Won, Best Motion Picture - Comedy; Best Motion Picture Actor - Musical/Comedy (Lemmon); Best Motion Picture Actress - Musical/Comedy (Monroe). Grammy Awards, 1959: Nominated, Best Soundtrack Album, Original Cast - Motion Picture or Television.
Subject: Friendship > Drama.
Impersonation > Drama.
Female impersonators > Drama.
Musicians > Drama.
Gangsters > Drama.
Mistaken identity > Drama.
Organized crime > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Chicago (Ill.) > Drama.
Músicos > Teatro.
Genre: Comedy films.
Screwball comedy films.
Musical films.
Gangster films.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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