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Nobody's perfect : Billy Wilder, a personal biography

Author: Charlotte Chandler
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of controversial Hollywood legend Billy Wilder introduces readers to the man behind the camera that shot "Some Like It Hot" and "Sunset Boulevard," among other classic American films.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chandler, Charlotte.
Nobody's perfect.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2002
(OCoLC)606930444
Named Person: Billy Wilder; Billy Wilder; Billy Wilder
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Chandler
ISBN: 0743217098 9780743217095
OCLC Number: 49492984
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 352 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Europe --
Eugenia's Dream --
Billie, the Kid --
The Dream Prince --
Vienna, City of Broken Dreams --
Viennese Tarts --
Raincoats and Freud --
One-Way Ticket to Berlin --
Ghostwriting with a Shoehorn --
People on Sunday --
UFA --
Adieu, Berlin --
Emigre Auteur --
Hollywood --
"Write Some Good Ones" --
The Brackett Touch --
"Next Year's Crowd" --
Every Cinderella Has Her Midnight --
"A Ghostwriter in the Toilet" --
Lovers of Fortune --
The Cockroach on the Cutting Room Floor --
The Slang Gang --
The Major and the Minor --
Five Graves to Cairo --
Double Indemnity --
The Lost Weekend --
Colonel Wilder, U.S. Army --
The Emperor Waltz --
A Foreign Affair --
A Legend in His Own Time --
Sunset Boulevard --
Ace in the Hole --
Stalag 17 --
Sabrina --
The Seven Year Itch --
The Spirit of St. Louis --
Love in the Afternoon --
Witness for the Prosecution --
Some Like It Hot --
The Apartment --
One, Two, Three --
Irma la Douce --
Kiss Me, Stupid --
The Fortune Cookie --
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes --
Avanti! --
The Front Page --
A Legend in Somebody Else's Time --
Fedora --
Buddy Buddy --
Lights! Camera! Auction! --
Nefertete --
"Alone from My Time".
Responsibility: Charlotte Chandler.
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The author of "I, Fellini" offers a candid look at the life and career of the great film director, Billy Wilder--much of it told in his own voice. 20 photos.  Read more...

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