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Some like it Wilder [electronic resource] : the life and controversial films of Billy Wilder /

Gene D. Phillips.

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Main Author: Phillips, Gene D.
Published: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2010.
Series: Screen classics (Lexington, Ky.)
Topics: Motion picture producers and directors - United States - Biography. | Fine Arts. | PERFORMING ARTS - Film & Video - Direction & Production. | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - Entertainment & Performing Arts. | Wilder, Billy, 1906-2002. | Wilder, Billy.
Regions: United States.
Genres: Electronic books. | Biography
Online Access: JSTOR Books Click here for E-Book. Restricted to IWU Community.
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 446 pages, [32] pages of plates) : illustrations.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-416) and index.
ISBN: 9780813173672 electronic bk.
0813173671 electronic bk.
9780813139517 electronic bk.
0813139511 electronic bk.

Summary: One of the most accomplished writers and directors of classic Hollywood, Billy Wilder (1906-2002) directed numerous acclaimed films, including Sunset Boulevard (1950), Sabrina (1954), The Seven Year Itch (1955), Witness for the Prosecution (1957), and Some Like It Hot (1959). 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.

More Details for: Some like it Wilder : the life and contr