Belfast Telegraph

Stamp for Some Like It Hot director

Hollywood director Billy Wilder is being honoured stateside with a special postage stamp.

The US Postal Service offering features a classic scene from Wilder's Oscar-winning 1959 film Some Like It Hot with Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis.

The announcement rounds out the Great Film Directors commemorative set which also depicts John Ford, Frank Capra and John Huston.

Other memorable Wilder movie credits include The Lost Weekend (1945), Sunset Boulevard (1950), Stalag 17 (1953) and The Apartment (1960).

Wilder died in 2002 aged 95.


From Belfast Telegraph