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There they are! Arguably one of the greatest film directors of all time and his muse. From the screwball comedy of Some Like It Hot… 540 more words

Ай Эй Эл Даймонд - автор сценария «В джазе только девушки»

Знаменитый сценарист создал серию лучших американских комедий 1960-х годов и получил Оскар. Но путь Ай Эй Эл Даймонда в Голливуд начался в Бессарабии.

27 июня 1920 года Ай Эй Эл Даймонд (англ. 39 more words


The Fortune Cookie (1966)

Before the film started on TCM, Ben Mankiewicz noted that Billy Wilder’s 1966 film, The Fortune Cookie, was the first of many collaborations between Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau, and it was this film that demonstrated the pure, raw chemistry that these two share. 803 more words


The Wilder-Lemmon Affair

“I promised myself, ‘I’m not going to let him do all those marvelous tricks.’   But I’m helpless.  Jack’s talent seduces me, and I’m too weakened to resist.” – Billy Wilder… 4,570 more words

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Throwback Trailer: The Fortune Cookie (1966)

While taping a football game, cameraman Harry Hinkle (Jack Lemmon) ends up slightly injured after a collision with star player “Boom Boom” Jackson (Ron Rich). When Hinkle’s scheming brother-in-law, lawyer Willie Gingrich (Walter Matthau), catches wind of the incident, he wants Hinkle to feign paralysis to scam the insurance company. 28 more words

Throwback Trailer

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

E.H. Calvert, actor & director (1863-1941)

John McIntire, actor (1907-1991)
I.A.L. Diamond, writer & screenwriter (1920-1988)

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Billy Wilder and the Marx Brothers - A match almost made in heaven

The following is my second entry in the second annual “Billy Wilder Blogathon,” being hosted on June 22, 2015 by the blogs Outspoken and Freckled… 301 more words

Groucho Marx