27 Days With Billy Wilder And Me

Every Movie He Directed…From Mauvaise Graine to Buddy Buddy

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Day One: Mauvaise Graine

June 30th, 2011 · No Comments · 1934, Bad Seed, Danielle Darrieux, Day One, Directorial Debut, French Film, Mauvaise Graine

Billy Wilder directed his first movie, the French film Mauvaise Graine (“Bad Seed”), in 1934. He was 28 years old. Despite the movie’s age, and the hammy way actors often portrayed characters on film in the early 1930s, the movie is remarkably watchable. It holds up. According to its entry on Wikipedia, Mauvaise Graine was [...]

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