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Classic Film: Some Like It Hot

Date(s): February 12, 2009
Time(s): 7pm
Location: Orientation Theater of George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Some Like It Hot (1959, 120 minutes, B&W), directed by Billy Wilder. Two struggling musicians witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and try to find a way out of the city before they are found and killed by the mob. The only job that will pay their way is an all girl band, so the two dress up as women. In addition to hiding, each has his own problems. One falls for another band member, but can't tell her his gender, and the other has a rich suitor who will not take "no" for an answer. Some Like It Hot stars Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon.

Cosmic Comedies is a collection of classic films that will feature the genres of comedy and science fiction. This classic film series is provided in conjunction with the Beyond the Moon: NASA's Continuing Mission exhibit which runs until August 23.

The Bush Library and the Bush Library Foundation present the Classic Film Series free of charge and invite anyone in the community to attend. Beverages are provided courtesy of Bryan Coca Cola Bottling Company and popcorn is available at no cost. Refreshments are available in the lobby in the hour preceding the start of each movie. Parking is free and plentiful. For more information, please call Tracy at (979) 691-4014.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, Texas 77845
Telephone: (979) 691-4000 | Facsimile: (979) 691-4050 | TTY: (979) 691-4091