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Alida Valli in publicity still for The Third Man (1949, dir. Carol Reed) via: Old Hollywood

Alida Valli in publicity still for The Third Man (1949, dir. Carol Reed) via: Old Hollywood

Lana Turner and John Garfield in The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Lana Turner and John Garfield in The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

"Ace in the Hole" from 1951 is Billy Wilder's pitiless look at media manipulation of human tragedy for fame and material gain. If anything, this cynical film is even more relevant today. Here Kirk Douglas and Jan Sterling negotiate what they think will be a win/win for the two of them and a total loss for everyone else.

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"Ace in the Hole" from 1951 is Billy Wilder's pitiless look at media manipulation of human tragedy for fame and material gain. If anything, this cynical film is even more relevant today. Here Kirk Douglas and Jan Sterling negotiate what they think will be a win/win for the two of them and a total loss for everyone else.

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