Director Billy Wilder and Jack Lemmon on the set of “Some Like It Hot”

Joe: “But, you’re not a girl! You’re a guy, and, why would a guy wanna marry a guy?”

Jerry: “Security!”

Joe (Tony Curtis) to Jerry (Jack Lemmon) in the film Some Like It Hot, 1959, Directed by Billy Wilder, British Film Institute’s 50 Greatest Films

What was a fantasy….

… faces the possibilities of reality.

Jerry: Oh no you don’t! Osgood, I’m gonna level with you. We can’t get married at all.

Osgood: Why not?

Jerry: Well, in the first place, I’m not a natural blonde.

Osgood: Doesn’t matter.

Jerry: I smoke! I smoke all the time!

Osgood: I don’t care.

Jerry: Well, I have a terrible past. For three years now, I’ve been living with a saxophone player.

Osgood: I forgive you.

Jerry: [tragically] I can never have children!

Osgood: We can adopt some.

Jerry: But you don’t understand, Osgood! Ohh…

[Jerry finally gives up and pulls off his wig]

Jerry: [normal voice] I’m a man!

Osgood: [shrugs] Well, nobody’s perfect!

[Jerry looks on with disbelief as Osgood continues smiling with indifference. Fade out]