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film career of Billy Wilder

Steve Seidman

film career of Billy Wilder

by Steve Seidman

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Published by Redgrave in Pleasantville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilder, Billy, -- 1906-

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    StatementSteve Seidman.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 175 p. ;
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17721512M

      After ending his career as a filmmaker. Wilder was known by having a large art collection that included some paintings by impressionist and surrealist painters such as Pablo Picasso, Japanese bonsais or ancient Chinese vases among other objects of artistic and historical interest. Billy Wilder died in in his Los Angeles residence. 1. The. Billy Wilder, by Bernard F. Dick. New York: Da Capo Press (a division of Plenum Publishing), (updated edition). $, ISBN Trade paperback, pp. To order, contact Da Capo Press at Da Capo Press is doing an invaluable service for film buffs that deserves a tip of the hat.

    Billy Wilder: Interviews follows the filmmaking career of one of Hollywood's most honored and successful writer-directors and spans over fifty years. Wilder, born in , fled from Nazi Germany and established himself in America. Billy Wilder’s career stretches back to the late s, when he collaborated on the scripts for several films made in Germany, including the classic semi-documentary People on Sunday (). When Hitler came into power, Wilder fled to France and eventually ended up in America.

      About the Book. Stalag 17 (), the riveting drama of a German prisoner-of-war camp, was adapted from the Broadway play directed by José Ferrer in Billy Wilder developed the play and made the film version more interesting in every way. Edwin Blum, a veteran screenwriter and friend of Wilder's, collaborated on the screenplay but found working . Featuring Gene D. Phillips’s unique, in-depth critical approach, Some Like It Wilder: The Life and Controversial Films of Billy Wilder provides a groundbreaking overview of a filmmaking icon. Wilder began his career as a screenwriter in Berlin but, because of his Jewish heritage, sought refuge in America when Germany came under Nazi control.


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Billy Wilder, original name Samuel Wilder, (born JSucha, Austria [now in Poland]—died MaBeverly Hills, California, U.S.), Austrian-born American motion-picture scenarist, director, and producer known for films that humorously treat subjects of controversy and offer biting indictments of hypocrisy in American work often focused.

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Books. Go Search Hello Select your address Cited by: 3. The Film Career of Billy Wilder [Seidman, Steve] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Film Career of Billy WilderAuthor: Steve Seidman.

Billy Wilder has had a powerful creative influence on both the experimental and traditional film industries in America. He was born Samuel Wilder on J in.

Billy Wilder - Billy Wilder - Films of the s: Before splitting, apparently without rancour, Brackett and Wilder collaborated on one more film, which may have been their best.

Sunset Boulevard () was the caustic tale of an out-of-work screenwriter (William Holden) who agrees to move in with former silent-film star Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson), an eccentric recluse.

Nationality: Born Samuel Wilder in Sucha, Austria (now part of Poland), 22 June ; became U.S. citizen, Family: Married Audrey Young. Military Service: Served in U.S.

Army as colonel in Psychological Warfare Division of the Occupational Government, Berlin, Career: Journalist in Vienna, then in Berlin, from ; collaborated with Robert and Kurt Siodmak.

After reuniting with Holden in the old-fashioned drama, "Fedora" (), Wilder directed his final film, "Buddy, Buddy" (), an unfocused comedy with Lemmon and Matthau bumbling about as a failed suicide and a hitman, respectively, that failed.

Directed by Billy Wilder. With Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall. A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to rekindle his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus/10(K).

The Jerry Maguire director loves Billy Wilder’s films so much he’s written a book about them. Here, exclusively for the Guardian, he explains how. Billy Wilder has 27 books on Goodreads with ratings. Billy Wilder’s most popular book is The Paris Review Interviews, I: 16 Celebrated Interviews.

Billy Wilder was born in Austria in and after a brief career in Berlin as a journalist, he began to work as a scriptwriter in the active German film community of the ’s. As many others did, the Jewish Wilder emigrated to America in when Adolph Hitler came to power, and he arrived in Hollywood in unable to speak a word of.

Billy Wilder (born Samuel Wilder) was a Polish-born, Jewish-American journalist, screenwriter, Academy Award-winning film director and producer, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films.

He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of /5. The films of Billy Wilder are more famous than Wilder himself. As with Howard Hawks—another director beloved by cinephiles but with little name recognition among the general public—Wilder’s work spans so many genres and styles that he becomes impossible to pin down, definable only by the skill inherent even in his weakest efforts and by a somewhat skeptical : Ryan Vlastelica.

One of Hollywood's most consistent and enduring filmmakers, Billy Wilder was also among its most daring. In feature after feature, in a wide variety of styles and genres, he explored the taboo subjects of the day with insight, wit, and trenchant cynicism; adultery, alcoholism, prostitution -- no topic was too controversial or too racy for Wilder's films.

There are pleasures to be found, absolutely, including the lavish period settings, and the film was a rare hit in the later stages of Wilder’s career, but Author: Oliver Lyttelton. Originally planning to become a lawyer, Billy Wilder abandoned that career in favor of working as a reporter for a Viennese newspaper, using this experience to move to Berlin, where he worked for the city's largest tabloid.

He broke into films as a screenwriter in and wrote scripts for many German films until Adolf Hitler came to power in. Billy Wilder the scriptwriter. PHOTO: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Billy Wilder () died at his home in Beverly Hills, California on Ma In the intervening 95 years, an impressive life story unfolded, a life that was to have a lasting impact on Hollywood and world cinema. About the Author. Billy Wilder () was born near Cracow in Polish Galicia, then part of the Austro-Hungarian first career was journalism, but he soon moved into the German film industry as a scriptwriter.

When Hitler came to power, Wilder fled to Paris and came to Hollywood in WILDER, BILLY. WILDER, BILLY (–), U.S.

film director and writer. Born in Vienna, Wilder began as a newspaperman, and got his start in the film industry in Berlin by writing scripts.

He left Germany in and reached Hollywood in   Billy Wilder (22 June -- 27 March ) was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is.