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Billy Wilder’s six Oscars

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!.

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Billy Wilder was an Austrian-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.

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Glamour girls Hedy Lamarr & Marlene Dietrich give director Billy Wilder a surprise by sharing a passionate kiss on the set of A FOREIGN AFFAIR 1948. Marlene's bisexuality was well known in Hollywood. Her group of girlfriends was called her 'sewing circle'. Marlene & her husband had an 'open marriage' that worked. They shared their lovers letters, & all went off to Europe each year, daughter Maria & lovers in tow. (please follow minkshmink on pinterest) #kiss #marlenedietrich #hedylamarr

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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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Sunset Blvd. (1950)

Sunset Boulevard (1950) Gloria Swanson gives one of the most amazing performances ever captured on film.

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from We Had Faces Then

Marlene Dietrich, promo for Witness For The...

Marlene Dietrich, promo for Witness For The Prosecution (Billy Wilder, 1957)

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