was the original choice to direct, with Mae West
and Marlon Brando
in the lead roles. He discussed it with Columbia studio head Harry Cohn
over lunch one day. Not only did Cohn turn down him as director, but he later sent Wilder a bill for their lunch. See more
Now, wait a minute, fellas. You got this all wrong. I never laid a hand on her.
Yeah, we got there just in time.
That's the trouble with you nightclub entertainers, you're all alike. You think you own every dame in the country.
Now, wait a minute, show me a law in the country that says I can't buy a doll a friendly drink.
No law. Just don't buy a drink in your hotel room for a doll that's underage.
Come on, let's get goin' bud.
Now, wait a minute, how did I know she was jailbait? She ...
Plant You Now, Dig You Later
Music by Richard Rodgers
Performed by the Chorus See more