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Wilder, Billy 1906-2002

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Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( visu )
192 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,603 libraries worldwide
Set during Prohibition, two men, sought by the mob, disguise themselves as girls and join a female jazz band. When they fall in love complications naturallly ensue, which makes for a crazy comedy
Double Indemnity by Billy Wilder( visu )
105 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,108 libraries worldwide
"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( visu )
135 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,057 libraries worldwide
Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with a young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance, setting tragedy into motion
The apartment by Billy Wilder( visu )
92 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,006 libraries worldwide
An ambitious office clerk plans to get ahead by lending out his apartment to his boss, but falls in love with the boss's girlfriend
The seven year itch by Billy Wilder( visu )
97 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,795 libraries worldwide
A husband of seven years, alone in New York while his family vacations, fantasizes an affair with the TV model in the upstairs apartment
Stalag 17 by Billy Wilder( visu )
57 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,747 libraries worldwide
A group of American G.I.s in a POW camp suspect a spy is among them
Witness for the prosecution by Billy Wilder( visu )
65 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,703 libraries worldwide
A man is accused of murdering his wealthy woman friend in order to get an early inheritance
Ninotchka by Ernst Lubitsch( visu )
42 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,183 libraries worldwide
Garbo plays a dour, severe Soviet official who comes to Paris on business involving the sale of some czarist jewels. But soon business turns to pleasure as she discovers the special magic of Paris and finds herself succumbing to the charms of a suave Frenchman named Leon D'Algout (Melvyn Douglas). The plot bubbles merrily as Ninotchka chooses between romance and duty--and must even confront a rival for Leon's affection in the exiled Grand Duchess Swana (Ina Claire)
The Spirit of St. Louis by Wei de er( visu )
15 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and French and held by 914 libraries worldwide
Biography of Charles Lindbergh from his days of precarious mail runs in aviation's infancy to his design of a small transatlantic plane and the vicissitudes of its takeoff and epochal flight from New York to Paris in 1927
Ace in the Hole by Billy Wilder( visu )
20 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 908 libraries worldwide
The Ace in the Hole, in this case, is Leo Minosa, trapped in a cliff dwelling near Albuquerque, N.M. The publicity from his situation could build a winning hand for several people: Chuck Tatum, manipulative veteran newsman; Lorraine, his bored wife who dreams of city lights; Sheriff Gus Kretzer, boosting his re-election campaign; and young Herbie, a reporter who wants to make the big leagues. In 1951, there was no 24-hour cable news, and the Albuquerque paper was not on the Internet. The modern media age, however, was dawning. A veritable carnival sets up at the rescue scene, which may be one of the sources of the term "media circus."
The fortune cookie by Billy Wilder( visu )
40 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 853 libraries worldwide
A TV cameraman, trampled by a half-back while shooting a football game, and his shyster brother-in-law team up to defraud an insurance company in a million dollar law suit
Irma la Douce by Billy Wilder( visu )
75 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a young Parisian policeman and his romance with a prostitute
A Film Unfinished ( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 776 libraries worldwide
At the end of WWII, 60 minutes of raw film in an East German archive was discovered. Shot by the Nazis in Warsaw in May of 1942, the film became a resource for historians seeking an authentic record of the Warsaw Ghetto. The later discovery of a long-missing reel, including multiple takes and cameramen staging scenes, complicated earlier readings of the footage. Presented is the raw footage in its entirety, falsely showing the 'good life' of Jewish urbanites. Included is an interview, and more
Love in the afternoon by Billy Wilder( visu )
27 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Frank Flannegan, an American playboy infamous for his scandalous affairs is smitten by Arlane, the beautiful, innocent daughter of the worldly detective, hired by a man who believes that Frank is carrying on with his wife. Frank turns out to be no match for Arlane and they stumble through one of the funniest seductions
One, two, three by Billy Wilder( visu )
57 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 731 libraries worldwide
Berlin, after the Second World War: C.R. MacNamara presides over the German branch of Coca-Cola, dreaming of being promoted to London, by capturing the untapped Russian market. His plans for advancement run into a snag, when he is asked to watch over the boss' ditsy, impulsive 17 year-old daughter Scarlett on her European vacation. Unsurprisingly, she almost immediately gets into trouble of the worst kind by slipping across the border to East Germany, to marry the violently anti-Yankee Communist Otto. When the home office headman decides to visit his daughter, Cagney masterminds an elaborate masquerade that backfires
The private life of Sherlock Holmes by Billy Wilder( visu )
28 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 632 libraries worldwide
Private investigator Sherlock Holmes travels to Scotland to help a woman search for her missing husband
Sunset Blvd. ( visu )
2 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
The story of an aging film queen who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom
Avanti by Billy Wilder( visu )
29 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 503 libraries worldwide
A man travels to Italy to claim his dead father's body, and discovers he has been conducting an affair there for years. Things get complicated when he falls for the woman's daughter
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Book )
33 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 403 libraries worldwide
"Sunset Boulevard" (1950) is one of the most famous films in the history of Hollywood, and perhaps no film better represents Hollywood's vision of itself. This facsimile edition of the screenplay provides intriguing background information about Wilder and the film's casting and production
Conversations with Wilder by Billy Wilder( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Written in a question-and-answer format, this interview with the legendary Hollywood writer-director shares his thoughts on screenwriting, cinematography, the studio system, the Golden Age of film, and the many stars with whom he worked
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Billi Uaylder
Billijs Vailders
Billy Wilder American filmmaker
Billy Wilder Amerikaans filmregisseur
Billy Wilder cineasta estadounidense nacido en el Imperio Austrohúngaro
Billy Wilder producteur et scénariste américain
Billy Wilder regista austriaco
Billy Wilder reżyser amerykański
Wilder, Billie
Wilder Billie 1906-2002
Wilder, Billy
Wilder, Samuel.
Wilder, Samuel 1906-2002
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Били Вајлдер
Били Уайлдър
Біллі Вайлдер
Білі Уайлдэр
Уайлдер, Билли
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בילי ויילדר
بيلي وايلدر
بیلی وایلدر
বিলি ওয়াইল্ডার
ბილი უაილდერი
빌리 와일더 오스트리아 태생으로 유태계 미국인 저널리스트이며 영화감독, 극작가, 제작자이다.
와일더, 빌리 1906-2002
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