Film distributors Park Circus have confirmed that a 4K restoration Some Like it Hot is coming to selected venues across the UK from 2 November.
Restored by MGM, Park Circus and The Criterion Collection from the 35mm original camera negative, the much loved classisms stars Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monroe.
Set in Prohibition-era Chicago, the film follows a couple of struggling musicians who are in the wrong place at the wrong time when they witness the Valentines Day Massacre and find themselves on the run from the mob.
They accept a new gig out of town as part of an all-girl jazz troupe and rock up on the train dragged up and raring to go.
The 35mm fine-grain master positive and a 35mm duplicate negative and were used to replace missing/damaged sections of the camera negative.
Restoration was undertaken at Criterion Post, New York. Additional restoration and grading were completed at Roundabout Entertainment, Santa Monica.
The film will open at the BFI Southbank and at selected venues across the UK from 2 November.