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Judi West in 'The Fortune Cookie' 1965

Judi West (born 1942), Jack Lemmon (1925 – 2001) and Walter Matthau (1920 – 2000). Matthau, shyster lawyer, sees fancy damages in Lemmon’s injury, and exwife Judi West smells money in a fake reunion with Lemmon. Variety.


The Cleveland Blues

I’m in Billy Wilder Land, for professional reasons (but also for pleasure).

In the case of THE FORTUNE COOKIE, that takes me to Cleveland.

Remarkable how this blackish comedy can looking so much like a bleak European art movie. 287 more words


Most Unwanted

Which actor or actress is like nails on a chalkboard to you?  Who do you avoid at all costs?  In the September 1992 issue of Movieline magazine, the writers asked a bunch of random moviegoers which stars they found the most annoying.   2,797 more words


Cryptoquote Spoiler - 08/31/17

“If you think it’s hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.”   —   Jack Lemmon

(Our first Jack Lemmon quote!  Very funny actor.   20 more words


Some Like It Hot

This scene says it all, the perfect ending to a very clever and witty film, which explains why it was voted the Number One film comedy. 34 more words

A Look at Billy Wilder's THE APARTMENT, Office-Wise

On November 1st, 1959, the population of New York City is 8,042,783. Alone among all of those people is C. C. Baxter, one of the 31,259 employees of the Consolidated Life of New York insurance company. 1,631 more words

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