Tag: Billy Wilder

Why Billy Wilder’s ‘Ace in the Hole’ is so powerful, 70 years on

Kirk Douglas – Ace in the Hole (Image credit: Alamy) In the summer of 1951, Billy Wilder’s Ace in the Hole was released to harsh reviews. But, seventy years…

Book: Billy Wilder: From poor Austrian journalist to Hollywood superstar

The director’s newly translated writings reveal how his life as a penniless reporter shaped his hit movies 18 April 2021 | Donna Ferguson | Observer (original link) In an…

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