Billy Wilder was an American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist whose .... 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 ...


Originally planning to become a lawyer, Billy Wilder abandoned that career in ... He broke into films as a screenwriter in 1929 and wrote scripts for many German films until Adolf Hitler came to power in ... ... 5 days ago | The Guardian - Film News ... Jump to: Writer | Director | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew | Actor | Editorial ...


(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 ...


My favourite film decade From Godzilla to Some Like it Hot – why the 1950s is my ... Sunset Boulevard: what Billy Wilder's satire really tells us about Hollywood.


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Jun 22, 2006 ... Writer and director Billy Wilder was the man behind some of ... of the audience," says film producer Tom Jacobson, another Wilder acolyte. ... Joshua Tree Artist Built A Crystal Cave Of Wonder With Chicken Wire, Spray Foam ...


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Also notable is director Erich von Stroheim's portrayal of Norma's butler, ex- husband, and former director. ... Wilder and the film were also nominated for Academy Awards; the .... 1960 The Mirisch Company, Inc. with United Artists Corporation ...


Nov 20, 2017 ... Director Billy Wilder gave the world great movies across the genres of film noir, romantic comedy, and social ... Billy Wilder movies gave us biting humor, bitter irony, daffy comedy and the darkest film noir. ... United Artists.