Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Some Like It Hot
Hitler. Marilyn Monroe's behaviour was unpredictable and she took dozens of takes for her simplest scenes, so this drove her co-stars mad. She also had a miscarriage during filming. Tony Curtis now denies he went as far as comparing her to Hitler, despite the stories.
Frank Sinatra. They thought Jack Lemmon might not be a big enough name, but he was perfect in the role.
'Nobody's perfect.'. The scriptwriters agonized over a last line but this casual response to what should be shocking news works just right.
|The mob turns up at the resort where the 'girls' are playing, at a convention party called the Friends of ________ _______ what?||Questions On 'Some Like it Hot'
Italian Opera. The Chicago cop tailing them says he is there in case any of them decide to sing...
Diamond bracelet. Joe hides them in an orchid for Sugar as a gift when he has to leave her.
Shell Oil. He picks up a shell on the beach, saying his grandfather liked shells so much, he named the company after one.
Osgood. His full name is Osgood Fielding III. He comes complete with yacht, expensive habits and a demanding mother.
Train. They go by train, leading to some classic scenes as the 'girls' swap bunks. Also sets up Marilyn Monroe's first appearance as Sugar Kane, dodging the steam from the train.
Double bass. Its bullet holes from the murder that give the guys away.
Toothpick Charlie. Toothpick Charlie is a member of Little Bonaparte's gang, and he was killed by Spats Columbo's rival outfit.
|What number did 'Some Like It Hot' reach on the AFI's Top 100 Comedies of All Time?||Some Like It Hot
|What kinds of women does the old man at the hotel say he doesn't like?||Some Like It Hot
|What college did Joe say he went to when they were on the yacht?||Some Like It Hot
yes. At the very end in the boat, Daphne (Jerry) finally tells Ozgood he's a man. Ozgood doesn't even care! =)
'Big joke'. He is shot when the man pops out of the cake, but utters the words, 'big joke' before he is shot again and dies.
|Where do Joe and Jerry and Spats' gang reunite for the first time since the garage?||Some Like It Hot
the elevator. Joe and Jerry spot them in the lobby and try to get away in the elevator, but the gang gets on.
|When Sugar and Joe are on the yacht, how does Joe say his fiance died?||Some Like It Hot
she fell off a cliff. He says they were at the Grand Canyon and she accidentally fell off the side of a mountain. He says they later brought her up by mule, but it was too late. (What a lie!)
the flowers were for Daphne. Ozgood sent the flowers to Daphne, but Joe switched the card and gave them to Sugar.
|What oil company does Joe say his father owns when he is pretending to be a millionaire?||Some Like It Hot
Shell. When Sugar asks him what company they own, he holds up a sea shell.
|What does Jerry do to stop the girls from tickling him in his bunk?||Some Like It Hot
pulls the emergency break. They tickle him and put ice down his shirt!
Miami. They went to Miami in the movie, but the scenes in Miami were actually shot in San Diego at the Hotel Del Coronado.
Jerry. At the last minute he changes his name from Geraldine to Daphne.
|After the garage incident, who decides to call Poliacoff to join the girls band?||Some Like It Hot
Joe. Originally, it was Jerry's idea to join the girls band, but after the garage it is Joe who decides to call.