Promises, Promises (1968). Musical comedy. Book by Neil Simon
. Based on the film "The Apartment" by Billy Wilder
and I.A.L. Diamond
. Music by Burt Bacharach
. Lyrics by Hal David
. Musical Director: Harold Wheeler
. Dance arrangements by Harold Wheeler. Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick
6 Biographical Movies
13 Print Biographies
5' 11" (1.80 m)
Did You Know?
The subtlest comedy you can get right now is
. They don't want to see a picture unless Peter Fonda
is running over a dozen people or unless Clint Eastwood
has got a machine gun bigger then 140 penises. It gets bigger all the time, you know; it started out as a pistol and now it's a machine gun...
He was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1993 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington, DC.
A few of his films feature scenes where characters play cards (
). Wilder himself was an avid bridge and poker player.
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