Some Like It Hot (1939)

NR 05/19/1939 (US) ComedyMusicRomance 1h 5m
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Let this show put you in swing with spring!

Overview

Nicky Nelson is a fast-talking sideshow barker with a wax-and-alive concession on Atlantic City's boardwalk. Even with the band of his friend, struggling musician Gene Krupa, playing on the sidewalk to attract the customers, "The Living Corpse" and other low-rent acts aren't enough to lure the seen-it-all boardwalk strollers, and the landlord closes the show in lieu of never-paid rent. Nicky, always promoting, goes to Stephen Hanratty, head of the pier's Dance Pavilion, to plug Krupa's band as an attraction, but Hanratty won't even listen to them. But, while there, he meets singer Lily Racquel, who knows he is a phoney but might have the ability to to talk a radio-station manager into giving her an audition. She gives him a ring to help finance the project; he promptly loses it in a crap-game.

  1. George Archainbaud

    Director

  2. Lewis R. Foster

    Screenplay

  3. Wilkie C. Mahoney

    Screenplay

  4. Ben Hecht

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Bob Hope

    Bob Hope

    Nicky Nelson

  2. Shirley Ross

    Shirley Ross

    Lily Racquel

  3. Una Merkel

    Una Merkel

    Flo Saunders

  4. Gene Krupa

    Gene Krupa

    Gene Krupa

  5. Rufe Davis

    Rufe Davis

    Stoney

  6. Bernard Nedell

    Bernard Nedell

    Stephen Hanratty

  7. Frank Sully

    Frank Sully

    Sailor Burke / The Living Corpse

  8. Bernadene Hayes

    Bernadene Hayes

    Miss Marble

  9. Richard Denning

    Richard Denning

    Mr. Weems

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Some Like It Hot
Some Like It Hot

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

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Content Score

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