27 Days With Billy Wilder And Me

Every Movie He Directed…From Mauvaise Graine to Buddy Buddy

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Day Eleven: Stalag 17

July 10th, 2011 · No Comments · 1953, Academy Award, Adaptation, Don Taylor, Harvey Lembeck, Neville Brand, Otto Preminger, Peter Graves, Richard Erdman, Robert Strauss, Stalag 17, William Holden

Billy Wilder’s eleventh movie, Stalag 17, starring William Holden, was released in 1953. Billy was 47 years old. This is a great movie, one I’ve seen many times. And I’m sure I’ll see it many more times to come. In typical Billy Wilder fashion, it relies heavily on narration, well-rounded characters, and clever plotting. William […]

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