American Masters: Season 12, Episode 3

Billy Wilder: The Human Comedy (4 Feb. 1998)

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A profile of writer-director Billy Wilder.

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A one-hour profile of Billy Wilder, the writer-director whose movies include "Double Indemnity", "The Lost Weekend", "Sunset Blvd.", "Ace in the Hole", "Stalag 17", "Sabrina", "The Seven Year Itch", "Witness for the Prosecution", "Some Like It Hot", "The Apartment", "Irma La Douce", "The Fortune Cookie" and "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes". Included: clips from those films; comments from Wilder, Walter Matthau (who also narrates), Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Nancy Olson, I.A.L. Diamond, Audrey Wilder, critic Richard Schickel, and writer-directors Robert Towne, William Friedkin and Ron Shelton. Written by alfiehitchie

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