Franklin

Some like it hot / Ashton Productions Inc. presents a Mirisch Company picture ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder.

Publication:
[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018]
Series:
Criterion collection ; 950.
Criterion collection ; 950
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (121 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (12 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Female impersonators -- Drama.
Musicians -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Female impersonators.
Man-woman relationships.
Musicians.
Form/Genre:
Comedy films.
Romantic comedy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Comedy films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Open-captioned for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural.
digital optical monaural Dolby Digital
widescreen (1.85:1)
NTSC
video file DVD video region 1
Summary:
Two musicians disguise themselves as women and join an all-female band in order to evade the Mafia, since they witnessed the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.
Participant:
Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Joe E. Brown, Nehemiah Persoff.
Credits:
Director of photography, Charles Lang, Jr.; music, Adolph Deutsch; editor, Arthur P. Schmidt.
Notes:
Suggested by a story by R. Thoeren and M. Logan.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1959.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Special features: audio commentary by Howard Suber; new program on Orry-Kelly's costumes for the film; three making-of documentaries; appearance from 1982 by Billy Wilder on The Dick Cavett Show; conversation from 2001 between Tony Curtis and Leonard Maltin; French television interview from 1988 with Jack Lemmon; Radio interview from 1955 with Marilyn Monroe; trailer; essay by Sam Wasson (on insert).
Contributor:
Wilder, Billy, 1906-2002, film director, screenwriter, film producer.
Diamond, I. A. L., screenwriter.
Monroe, Marilyn, 1926-1962, actor.
Curtis, Tony, 1925-2010, actor.
Lemmon, Jack. actor.
Raft, George, actor.
O'Brien, Pat, 1899-1983, actor.
Brown, Joe E. (Joe Evan), 1892-1973, actor.
Persoff, Nehemiah, 1919- actor.
Ashton Productions, presenter.
Mirisch Company, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN:
9781681435213
1681435217
OCLC:
1055210795
Publisher Number:
715515223218
CC2964DDVD The Criterion Collection
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