Who Won the 1961
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Billy Wilder

("The Apartment")

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BWW Flashback: Look Back at Ten of our Favorite Screen-to-Stage Adaptations

Broadway World
Starring Gloria Swanson, the iconic Billy Wilder film SUNSET BOULEVARD follows an a silent-film actress hoping to make a comeback in the early days of talkies, and a screenwriter hoping to make it big in Hollywood. This year, SUNSET BOULEVARD ran a ...

1961 Academy Awards Best Director Winner Billy Wilder News

Creativity Unbound

Santa Barbara Edhat
... between 1924 and 1979, the UCSB Carsey-Wolf Center's “Hollywood Berlin” series showcases the work of prominent German directors with uncompromising perspectives — Werner Herzog, Fritz Lang, Ernst Lubitsch, F.W. Murnau and Billy Wilder.

1961 Academy Awards Best Director Winner Billy Wilder News

Indie Focus: Taking it higher with 'Woodshock,' 'Battle of the Sexes' and 'Stronger'

Los Angeles Times
Screenings will be both at the Archive's Billy Wilder Theater in Westwood and, in the spirit of the program, at the Downtown Independent, once known as the Azteca. Kenneth Turan surveyed the program, noting, “Los Angeles has been many things cinematic, ...

1961 Academy Awards Best Director Winner Billy Wilder News

The Moviegoer, Sept. 24-30

Los Angeles Times
UCLA Film & Television Archive, Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 443-7000. Sept. 24, 11 a.m. Free. www.cinema.ucla.edu/events/family-flicks. The Apu Trilogy The first film in the series, Pather Panchali ...

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