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Samuel "Billy" Wilder was an American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist .... His third film as director, Double Indemnity (1944) was a major hit. A film noir, nominated for Best Director and Screenplay, it was co-written with  ...

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(Wilder had already made one film, Double Indemnity (1944) without ... Billy wanted to direct, mainly to protect his scripts which other directors had ruined. ... Long famous for the modern-art collection he put together over his lifetime (he sold ...

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Originally planning to become a lawyer, Billy Wilder abandoned that career in ... Jump to: Writer | Director | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew | Actor | Editorial ... ( previous screenplay - 3 episodes, 1954 - 1955) (film story - 1 episode, 1955) .... 1990 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Special)

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Jun 22, 2006 ... Writer and director Billy Wilder was the man behind some of Hollywood's most beloved films -- Sunset Boulevard, Some Like It Hot, The ...

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The director dug into racy, controversial subjects with cynical wit and straightforward insight. Wilder defined film noir classics, sex comedies and buddy films; his ...

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Oct 8, 2006 ... From the late 1930s to the early 1960s, Billy Wilder dominated ... to his credit, he is one of Hollywood's all-time greatest directors, producers and screenwriters. ... He remained in Germany co-writing and directing films until the rise of the ... Both proved Wilder's ability to create successful and artistic cinema.

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Oct 1, 2018 ... Also notable is director Erich von Stroheim's portrayal of Norma's butler, ... Wilder and the film were also nominated for Academy Awards; the screenplay by .... 1960 The Mirisch Company, Inc. with United Artists Corporation.

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Commentary and archival information about Billy Wilder from The New York Times. ... “A Day in the Country” (1936), evinces the director's humanism; Billy Wilder's “Kiss ... A series at Anthology Film Archives that pairs remakes by the same directors ..... Movies · Music · N.Y.C. Events Guide · Television · Theater · Video: Arts ...

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Apr 5, 2018 ... My favourite film decade From The Naked City to Double Indemnity – why ... Sunset Boulevard: what Billy Wilder's satire really tells us about Hollywood ... A survey of postwar Germany as seen by writers and artists shows the ...