Some Like it Hot @ Manhattan 34
U25 & Students
Disabled or Unwaged
Director: Billy Wilder
Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon
Duration: 121 mins
This exclusive event is for MyPhoenix Members and their guests only.
Joe and Jerry (Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon) are jazz musicians working in a speakeasy bar run by mobster "Spats" Colombo. When the bar is raided and the pair become accidental witnesses to mob hit, they flee th city disguised as members of an all-female band on the road to Miami.
Marilyn Monroe stars as bombshell Sugar Kane Kowalczyk, a singer and ukulele player in the band, Sweet Sue and her Society Syncopators, whom both Joe and Jerry (now in disguise as Josephine and Daphne) develop affections for but are unable to pursue!
When they reach Miami Joe poses as an oil baron to woo Sugar, while Jerry, still stuck as Daphne, gets wooed himself by serial husband and actual millionaire Osgood Fielding III.
FREE for MyPhoenix Members and Friends
£4 for accompanying guests
This screening is taking place at Manhattan 34 Cocktail Bar (34 Rutland St, Leicester LE1 1RD). The event will be taking place in the basement bar space which is only accessed by stairs. There are 15 steps, with a handrail. No hearing loop or AD.
Part of our 'Phoenix on Tour' programme, taking place across September and October.