Avanti! Script

Script by:Billy Wilder (Screenplay), I. A. L. Diamond (Screenplay), Samuel A. Taylor (Theatre Play)
Directed by:Billy Wilder
Year:1972

Plot:A successful businessman goes to Italy to arrange for the return of his tycoon-father's body only to discover dad died with his mistress of long standing.
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The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes Script

Script by:Arthur Conan Doyle (Characters), Billy Wilder (Writer), I. A. L. Diamond (Writer)
Directed by:Billy Wilder
Year:1970

Plot:Director Billy Wilder adds a new and intriguing twist to the personality of intrepid detective Sherlock Holmes. One thing hasn't changed however: Holmes' crime-solving talents. Holmes and Dr. Watson take on the case of a beautiful woman whose husband has vanished. The investigation proves strange indeed, involving six missing midgets, villainous monks, a Scottish castle, the Loch Ness monster, and covert naval experiments. Can the sleuths make sense of all this and solve the mystery
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Stalag 17 Script

Script by:Donald Bevan (Theatre Play), Edmund Trzcinski (Theatre Play), Billy Wilder (Screenplay), Edwin Blum (Screenplay)
Directed by:Billy Wilder
Year:1953

Plot:It's a dreary Christmas 1944 for the American POWs in Stalag 17 and the men in Barracks 4, all sergeants, have to deal with a grave problem—there seems to be a security leak.
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The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) Script

Script by:Billy Wilder (Screenplay), Charles A. Lindbergh (Novel), Wendell Mayes (Screenplay), Charles Lederer (Adaptation)
Directed by:Billy Wilder
Year:1957

Plot:Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.
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Ninotchka Script

Script by:Charles Brackett (Screenplay), Billy Wilder (Screenplay), Walter Reisch (Screenplay), Melchior Lengyel (Novel)
Directed by:Ernst Lubitsch
Year:1939

Plot:A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest.
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The Apartment Script

Script by:Billy Wilder (Author), I. A. L. Diamond (Author), Billy Wilder (Screenplay), I. A. L. Diamond (Screenplay)
Directed by:Billy Wilder
Year:1960

Plot:Bud Baxter is a minor clerk in a huge New York insurance company, until he discovers a quick way to climb the corporate ladder. He lends out his apartment to the executives as a place to take their mistresses. Although he often has to deal with the aftermath of their visits, one night he's left with a major problem to solve.
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Witness for the Prosecution Script

Script by:Agatha Christie (Novel), Lawrence B. Marcus (Adaptation), Billy Wilder (Screenplay), Harry Kurnitz (Screenplay)
Directed by:Billy Wilder
Year:1957

Plot:When Leonard Vole is arrested for the sensational murder of a rich, middle-aged widow, the famous Sir Wilfrid Robarts agrees to appear on his behalf. Sir Wilfrid, recovering from a near-fatal heart attack, is supposed to be on a diet of bland, civil suits—but the lure of the criminal courts is too much for him, especially when the case is so difficult.
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Sabrina (1954) Script

Script by:Samuel A. Taylor (Author), Billy Wilder (Screenplay), Ernest Lehman (Screenplay)
Directed by:Billy Wilder
Year:1954

Plot:Linus and David Larrabee are the two sons of a very wealthy family. Linus is all work – busily running the family corporate empire, he has no time for a wife and family. David is all play – technically he is employed by the family business, but never shows up for work, spends all his time entertaining, and has been married and divorced three times. Meanwhile, Sabrina Fairchild is the young, shy, and awkward daughter of the household chauffeur, who goes away to Paris for two years, and returns to capture David's attention, while falling in love with Linus.
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The Lost Weekend Script

Script by:Charles R. Jackson (Novel), Charles Brackett (Screenplay), Billy Wilder (Screenplay)
Directed by:Billy Wilder
Year:1945

Plot:Don Birnam, a long-time alcoholic, has been sober for ten days and appears to be over the worst... but his craving has just become more insidious. Evading a country weekend planned by his brother and girlfriend, he begins a four-day bender that just might be his last - one way or another.
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Sunset Boulevard Script

Script by:Charles Brackett (Screenplay), Billy Wilder (Screenplay), D.M. Marshman Jr. (Screenplay)
Directed by:Billy Wilder
Year:1950

Plot:A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.
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