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    Some Like it Hot (United Artists, 1959). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    A genuine comedy classic - the American Film Institute selected it as the greatest American comedy film of all-time - Some Like it Hot is the rollicking tale of two Twenties-era musicians (Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis) who witness a gangland massacre and escape by donning women's clothing and joining an all-female band. Marilyn Monroe is delightful as the ukulele-playing Sugar Kane, complemented by a supporting group including Joe E. Brown, George Raft, and Pat O'Brien. The film earned Lemmon and director Billy Wilder Academy Award nominations, and appropriately enough the Oscar for Costuming. This wonderful one sheet had a small tear in the bottom right corner, a paper lift on the lower left, a small chip in the left border, and a chip in the right bottom border, all meticulously addressed in restoration to create a spectacular display piece. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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