“Marilyn was definitely something special. I enjoyed working with her. I liked her very much. We got along great. And I knew that she had problems and that she was not very happy. We were quite close but not close enough for her to discuss any problems she could have had at the time we made Some Like It Hot. She was a very troubled woman but with a big heart. Nobody could have played Sugar Kane better than Marilyn Monroe. She had a magic on film.”
- Jack Lemmon
Happy Birthday Jack Lemmon! (February 8, 1925)
On my days off when he was working I would come in just to watch him work. Because it was a combination of total spontaneously and the most meticulous science of comedy.
Will you look at that! Look how she moves! It’s like Jell-O on springs. Must have some sort of built-in motor or something.