Examples of film that use this lighting are also discussed, which include "Double Indemnity," directed by Billy Wilder, "The Dark Corner," directed by Henry Hathaway, and "Raw Deal," directed by Anthony Mann.
The emergence of the femme fatale in Billy Wilder's 'Double Indemnity', as the figure who accepts tragedy as an enactment of responsibility and not of fate, is examined." [Expanded Academic Index]
Dietrichson (Tom Powers) by making him sign a double indemnity insurance policy which in return states that the widow will receive full compensation on behalf of the bearer’s death....
He goes on to discuss Tay Garnett's 1946 adaptation of Postman, Bob Rafelson's 1981 adaptation of the same novel, Billy Wilder's 1944 adaptation of Double Indemnity, and Lawrence Kasdan's 1981 remake of it, Body Heat, exploring the degree to which they signal either transformations in naturalism or a move away from this tradition.
And, in 1993, Andrew Lloyd Webber created a hit Broadway musical based on In January 2000 Wilder, then ninety-three, appeared at an event held in his honor by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in preparation for a retrospective show of his films.The American Film Institute lists four of Wilder's films among its top 100 films of all time: and In fellow filmmaker Cameron Crowe summarized Wilder's body of work: "Billy Wilder's work is a treasure trove of flesh-and-blood individuals, all wonderfully alive.
Though limited to the university’s library holdings, this bibliography nevertheless provides an extensive listing of book-length works, chapters in books, and journal articles on Wilder and individual films. The bibliography is partially annotated and provides full text access to UC users for many of its entries.
Thomson’s reference guide amasses his trenchant summaries of thousands of films, actors, directors, and other industry players. The entry on Wilder lists the films he worked on in Germany, France, and the United States. It also touches on biographical details, such as the director’s valuable art collection and his struggle with obsolescence late in his career.
This multivolume work provides surveys of directors and individual films. The director entries include filmographies and bibliographies collecting writings both about and by the directors themselves. The full set includes entries for Billy Wilder, I. A. L. Diamond, and several of Wilder’s best-known films.
From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes Our Town Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and. Jerome Silberman (June 11, 1933 – August 29, 2016), known professionally as Gene Wilder, was an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, singer-songwriter. Our Town at the Internet Broadway Database; Our Town Teaching and Reading Educational Materials; by The Thornton Wilder Society; Dramatic and Theatrical Aspects in. Links to Oscar Winning (Academy Award Winning) Scripts from 1928 to present.
The works included here provide excellent starting points for research. and both outline biographical information and provide useful career overviews. They include bibliographies and filmographies. The Media Resources Center at the University of California at Berkeley offers an extensive bibliography on works held in the university’s library collection. is an essential bibliography for works on Wilder published prior to 1977. is a critical assessment of the director’s multinational career, listing not just Wilder’s American films but his French and German ones as well.
(1953) starred William Holden as a con artist in a prisoner of war camp in Germany, and won Wilder another Academy Award nomination, this time for best director.String of Hits 1950-1960In 1950 Wilder and Brackett co-wrote and Wilder directed which is widely regarded as the greatest of Wilder's films, as well as one of the best depictions of the Hollywood film industry.
He created more than 50 films, encompassing such well-known comedies as and and award-winning dramas including and While Wilder retired from filmmaking in the early 1980s, many of his films continue to be popular among filmgoers and are regarded as classics by critics and the film community.Billy Wilder was born Samuel Wilder in Sucha, part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Poland), on June 22, 1906.
One noteworthy example is Billy Wilder’s film Sunset Boulevard, which follows the foreboding tale of Joe Gillis, the desperate-for-success protagonist, who finds himself in the fatal grips of the disillusioned femme fatale Norma Desmond....