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Billy Wilder
(1906-2002) born on
Jun 22
Austrian-US film scenarist, director, producer. His films treat humorously subjects of controversy and offer biting indictments of American life, e.g., "Some Like It Hot," and "Stalag 17."
         
   
F
France is a country where the money falls apart in your hands and you can't tear the toilet paper.

R
Hindsight is always twenty-twenty.
A
An actor entering through the door, you've got nothing. But if he enters through the window, you've got a situation.
N
Shoot a few scenes out of focus. I want to win the foreign film award.
K
A director must be a policeman, a midwife, a psychoanalyst, a sycophant and a bastard.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Attrib.
R: Quoted in: Wit and Wisdom of the Moviemakers, ch. 7 (ed. by John Robert Columbo, 1979).
A: american director
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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