The Making of Some Like It Hot: My Memories of Marilyn Monroe and the Classic American Movie

The Making of Some Like It Hot: My Memories of Marilyn Monroe and the Classic American Movie

by Tony Curtis, Mark A. Vieira

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Overview

A Special Memoir for a Special Moment in Hollywood History . . .

Some Like It Hot occupies a unique place in American culture. This beloved classic showcases five comic geniuses: Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, I. A. L. Diamond, Billy Wilder, and Marilyn Monroe. It has been honored by the American Film Institute as the "Funniest Film of All Time". It has contributed quotes, styles, and stories to film lore. Yet the full story of its making has never been told—until now.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470561195
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/17/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 346,384
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Tony Curtis is a Hollywood icon, the last surviving luminary from Some Like It Hot, and author of the memoir American Prince. His Web sites are tonycurtis.com and shilohhorserescue.com.

Mark A. Vieira is a photographer and writer specializing in the history of Hollywood.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

I  The Project.

II  The People.

III  The Preproduction.

IV  The Production.

V  The Problems.

VI  The Previews.

VII  The Press.

VIII  The Public.

Epilogue.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index.

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