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Thu, Apr 06


Yakima Valley Museum

Classic Movies: Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot is a 1959 American crime comedy film starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon. It opened to critical and commercial success and is considered to be one of the greatest films of all time. The film received six Academy Award nominations.

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Classic Movies: Some Like It Hot
Classic Movies: Some Like It Hot

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Apr 06, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Yakima Valley Museum, 2105 Tieton Dr, Yakima, WA 98902, USA

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Some Like It Hot was directed, produced and co-written by Billy Wilder. The film is about two musicians who disguise themselves by dressing as women to escape from mafia gangsters whom they witnessed committing a crime. The film was produced without approval from the Motion Picture Production Code (Hays Code), because it features LGBT-related themes, including cross-dressing. In 1989, the Library of Congress selected it as one of the first 25 films for preservation in the United States National Film Registry for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

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