27 Days With Billy Wilder And Me

Every Movie He Directed…From Mauvaise Graine to Buddy Buddy

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Day Eight: A Foreign Affair

July 7th, 2011 · No Comments · 1948, A Foreign Affair, Berlin, Charles Brackett, Jean Arthur, John Lund, Marlene Dietrich, Millard Mitchell

Billy Wilder’s eighth movie, A Foreign Affair, is a comedy/drama set in Berlin post WW II starring Jean Arthur and Marlene Deitrich. It was released in 1948. Billy was 42 years old. This movie was also written by Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett. But it’s no Lost Weekend. It’s not even a Major and the [...]

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Day Seven: The Emperor Waltz

July 6th, 2011 · No Comments · 1948, Bing Crosby, Charles Brackett, Color, Emperor Waltz, Joan Fontaine, Lucile Watson, Musical, Richard Haydn, Roland Culver

Billy Wilder’s seventh movie, The Emperor Waltz, is a light comedy starring Bing Crosby and Joan Fontaine. It was released in 1948. Billy was 42 years old. The title card at the start of the movie sets the stage… On a December night, some forty-odd years ago, His Majesty Francis Joseph the First, Emperor of [...]

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