Wow, this sounds so fun! I wish I could afford to go!
From The Hotel del Coronado's website:
Some Like It Hot - 50th Anniversary
Celebrating 50 years of this classic film at the Hotel del Coronado
The Hotel del Coronado reels back 50 years to celebrate the debut of 1959 comedy Some Like It Hot. Directed by Billy Wilder and shot on location at The Del in 1958 and released the following year, the movie has since become a legend – voted the No. 1 comedy of all time by the American Film Institute.
Some Like It Hot Weekend Celebration Package
Mingle with the Stars!
September 18-20, 2009
The Del will celebrate the film’s 50th anniversary with a spectacular, once-in-a-lifetime weekend starring special guests Tony Curtis and the film’s Academy Award-winning producer, Walter Mirisch. Package includes: two-nights accommodations; Some Like It Hot DVD; a copy of new book release
Some Like It Hot: The Official 50th Anniversary Companion; and tickets for two people to the following exclusive events:
• Friday, September 18
6pm – 9pm: CALLING ALL BAND FANS! Start the weekend celebration with a fun-filled reception and chef’s tasting menu reminiscent of the ‘50s. Meet Sweet Sue and Her Society Syncopaters – the original girls in the band from Some Like It Hot. A Marilyn Monroe look-alike will also be on hand for photo opportunities.
• Saturday, September 19
5pm – 6:45pm: BEHIND-THE-SCENES CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION. Enjoy cocktails, appetizers and meet Some Like It Hot producer Walter Mirisch and Laurence Maslon, author of the new book
Some Like It Hot: The Official 50th Anniversary Companion. Mirisch will describe the making of this ground-breaking film, and Maslon will debunk myths and share hilarious tales. A book signing will follow.
• Saturday, September 19
7pm – 9pm: A NIGHT WITH TONY CURTIS. Reception and buffet dinner featuring classic menu items including some of Marilyn’s favorite dishes. Award-winning actor, author and artist Tony Curtis will recount the behind-the-scenes stories from the filming of Some Like It Hot and present a retrospective video of his career. He will also have his book
Tony Curtis: An American Prince and artwork for sale.
Rates start at $340* per night at the Hotel del Coronado
Rates start at $595* per night at Beach Village at The Del
Friday and Saturday night stay required. Taxes and $25 daily resort charge not included.
Click here to book your stay at The Hotel del Coronado for this fantastic event!