is a 1960 romantic comedy
based on the premise that corporate advancement can be enhanced by loaning your convenient apartment to fellow workers with a more intimate interpretation of the term 'social climbing'. The consequences can be tragic or hilarious, and this movie clearly chooses the latter direction. The three top characters, played by Jack Lemmon
, Shirley MacLaine
, and Fred MacMurray
show great skill in pulling this off.
The movie earned five Academy Awards:
It received an additional five nominations:
The film has also been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.
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