Nobody's perfect--except Billy Wilder in top form. One of the most well-loved of Hollywood comedies, Wilder's masterly spoof of gangster films and gender roles revels in invention and effervescent high camp. It's February, 1929, and Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) are two
unemployed musicians desperate for work. The pair accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, watching mobster Spats Columbo (George Raft) and his henchmen wipe out Toothpick Charlie (George E. Stone) and his gang. Forced to leave town in a hurry, Joe and Jerry take the first job they
can get: playing in Sweet Sue's all-girl band. Dressing up as women, the two join the rest of...