directed Sunset Blvd.
with Gloria Swanson
and William Holden
. Billy Wilder
and Charles Brackett
movies Below is a list of movies on which Charles Brackett
and Billy Wilder
worked together as screenwriters, including efforts for which they did not receive screen credit. The Wilder-Brackett screenwriting partnership lasted from 1938 to 1949. During that time, they shared two Academy Awards for their work on The Lost Weekend
(1945) and, with D.M. Marshman Jr.
, Sunset Blvd.
(1950). More detailed information further below. Post-split years Billy Wilder
would later join forces with screenwriter I.A.L. Diamond
in movies such as the classic comedy Some Like It Hot
(1959), the Best Picture Oscar winner The Apartment
(1960), and One Two Three
(1961), notable as James Cagney
's last film (until a brief comeback in Milos Forman
two decades later). Although some of these movies were quite well received, Wilder's later efforts – which also included The Seven Year Itch