Judi West, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ron Rich. Director: Billy Wilder. IMDB: 7.4 _______________________ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fortune_Cookie http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/fortune_cookie/ http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/15862/The-Fortune-Cookie/ Article: http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/15862/The-Fortune-Cookie/articles.html http://www.allmovie.com/movie/the-fortune-cookie-v18280

The Fortune Cookie (1966)

Billy Wilder (June 22, 1906– March 27, 2002) is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood's golden age. He won the Best Director Oscar for Lost Weekend, Sunset Boulevard, and The Apartment, and was nominated for Double Indemnity, Stalag 17, Sabrina, Witness for the Prosecution, Some Like it Hot. Other films: The Major and the Minor, A Foreign Affair, Ace in the Hole, Seven Year Itch, Spirit of St Louis, Love in the Afternoon, Avanti!.

Billy Wilder’s six Oscars

Billy Wilder with his six Oscars- "Double Indemnity." "Lost Weekend," "Sunset Boulevard" "Some Like It Hot," "The Apartment"

Yeah. Yeah. She's ready for her close-up, but remember the scene with the monkey??!!

The 100 Best Movie Posters of the Past 100 Years

Sunset Boulevard Classic Cinema series Directed by Billy Wilder. With William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson. A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Billy Wilder & Jack Lemmon - Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, The Fortune Cookie...

phdonohue: “Jack Lemmon and Billy Wilder on the set of The Apartment, 1959 – Richard C.

Double indemnity (1944) - An insurance rep lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions.

Oscar-winning Billy Wilder directed Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray in this 1944 film noir

Tony Curtis as Josephine & Marilyn as Sugar Kane in "Some like it hot" 1959

Tony Curtis and Ms. Marilyn Monroe on a train in a picture from a scene from Billy Wilder classic 1959 film Some Like It Hot.

The Apartment.  One of my top five movies.  Shirley MacLaine, Jack Lemmon, and Fred MacMurray as a bad guy.  Billy Wilder directed.

Double indemnity film noir essay topics Double Indemnity Film Noir essays "Double Indemnity" is the classic example of the film noir style and also set some standards for movies to come.

"Some Like It Hot" Tony Curtis, Jack Lemon, Marilyn Monroe.

Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon in Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot : Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon & Marilyn Monroe. When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

The Apartment, 1960, comedy-drama, produced and directed by Billy Wilder, starring Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, and Fred MacMurray.

The Apartment (1960)

The Apartment Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray .- "Did you hear what I said, Miss Kubelik? I absolutely adore you." - "Shut up and deal!

Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLane by Leo Fuchs on the set of Irma la Douce - 1963.

Jack Lemmon & Shirley MacLaine "Irma La Douce" - still photo by Leo Fuchs.

Jack Lemmon as Daphne in "Some Like It Hot"

mostlymarilynmonroe: “ I’ll always remember Jack Lemmon’s magic. When he was ready for a scene, his face would break into a tremendous grin and he’d say “It’s magic time”! All of us (the female band.

Jack Lemmon on the set of Some Like It Hot, 1959.

Jack Lemon on set of “Some Like It Hot”

Jack Lemmon Shirley MacLaine - The Apartment. One of my favourite films of all time.

Shelf Life: The Apartment

The Apartment a 1960 American comedy produced and directed by Billy Wilder stars Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, and Fred MacMurray.

Billy Wilder. Austro-Hungarian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood's golden age. Wilder is one of only five people to have won Academy Awards as producer, director, and writer for the same film (The Apartment).

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