Writers’ Guild Still Loves Sugar

The Writers’ Guild of America has ranked Some Like it Hot -(written by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond) at No. 2 in their 101 Funniest Screenplays poll – beaten only by Annie Hall.

“Great comedies wreak havoc on conventional wisdom, and Some Like it Hot changed what comedies could be in Hollywood – to wit, a pastiche of genres, including a throwback gangster film and a slapstick comedy, never mind the contemporary shock value of two cross-dressing leads…”

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