“I don’t care how rich he is, as long as he has a yacht, his own private railroad car, and his own toothpaste.” Sugar said.
A fun, quirky comedy set during the 1920’s. Especially with the Valentine’s Day Massacre. Yes, I did say such an awful thing. The movie was filmed in black and white because of the outrageous makeup that the two main stars had to wear in the film.
Here is the basic plot…After witnessing a Mafia murder, slick saxophone player Joe (Tony Curtis) and his long-suffering buddy, Jerry (Jack Lemmon), improvise a quick plan to escape from Chicago with their lives. Disguising themselves as women, they join an all-female jazz band and hop a train bound for sunny Florida. While Joe pretends to be a millionaire to win the band’s sexy singer, Sugar (Marilyn Monroe), Jerry finds himself pursued by a real millionaire (Joe E. Brown) as things heat up and the mobsters close in.
The director was Billy Wilder who was known for films like Sunset Blvd; Sabrina; The Seven Year Itch; The Spirit of Saint Louis; The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes and Avanti!. These were just a few films he was involved with.
I really like this movie, its hilarious and fun, good for all sorts of people. Tony Curtis plays the straight guy, while Jack Lemmon plays the funny guy. Its good for all ages.
You can find the soundtrack on Amazon. This one is actually the Import.
Here is the link to the cheaper version.
You can also find it on ITunes.
Would you like some clips?
Here you go…
I Wanna Be Loved By You
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