Some Like It Hot

Factual error: In the shot where the female band members run from their hotel (in Florida) to the beach, mountains can be seen in the background.

Factual error: The head gangster at the convention is wearing a 1950s-era hearing aid around his neck. They didn't have anything that small in 1929.

Continuity mistake: It is supposed to be night when Joe slips out of the hotel, but a daytime sky is visible.

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Osgood: You know, I've always been fascinated by show business.
Daphne: Is that so?
Osgood: Yes. As a matter of fact it's cost my family quite a bit of money.
Daphne: Oh, you invest in shows?
Osgood: Showgirls. I've been married seven or eight times.
Daphne: You're not sure?
Osgood: Mama is keeping score.

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Trivia: Monroe wanted the film to be shot in colour (her contract stipulated that all her films were to be in colour), but Wilder convinced her to let it be shot in black and white when costume tests revealed that the makeup that Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon wore gave their faces a green tinge.

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Question: Does anyone know where I can get the colorized version of this film?

Answer: Amazon.com has the colorized version.

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