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Hollywood icon Curtis buried with iPhone

Hollywood icon Tony Curtis has been buried with his iPhone, according to a report by news agency Associated Press.

The star, who died of heart failure last week aged 85, was interred with a few of his favourite things.

In addition to the Apple smartphone, Curtis's bevy of burial goods included an Armani scarf, a Stetson hat, a pair of driving gloves and a copy of the novel Anthony Adverse, from which the star - real name Bernard Schwartz - derived his screen name.

Curtis became a cinema favourite in the 1950s with turns in Sweet Smell of Success, The Defiant Ones and - perhaps most memorably - alongside Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monroe, as a transvestite saxophonist on the run from the mob, in the Billy Wilder comedy Some Like It Hot.

Curtis was buried at a ceremony in Las Vegas on Monday attended by actor and daughter Jamie Lee Curtis, California Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger and cuddly porn star Ron Jeremy.

The model of the iPhone is at present unknown.