Some Like It Hot by Dan Auiler

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Find out everything you could ever want to know (and more) about the movie voted best comedy of the century by the American Film Institute. A daring tale of cross-dressing from a time when the subject was all but taboo, Some Like it Hot (1959) tells the story of two jazz musicians who are forced to go undercover in an all-girls' band to escape from the mob. With an ingenious screenplay by I.A.L. Diamond and Billy Wilder, and flawless performances from Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and the famously difficult Marilyn Monroe, Some Like it Hot is the embodiment of comic perfection.
 

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Alison Castle received a BA in philosophy from Columbia University and an MA in photography and film from New York University (NYU/International Center of Photography masters program). Castle also edited TASCHEN's Some Like it Hot. She lives in Paris, home of the world's best cinemas.
 
Published September 30, 2002 by Taschen. 386 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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Among its contents are anecdotal background on the film, pages of the rare first draft, the complete shooting script of the film, illuminated by hundreds of production photos (everyone young and beautiful, cigarettes ubiquitous), 60 pages of interviews with, among others, Billy and Audrey Wilder,...

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