This is a biography written by Charlotte Chandler about filmmaker Billy Wilder. The book includes black and white photographs throughout, the front cover of the book features Billy Wilder directing. On the back cover shows an image of him and Marilyn Monroe. The book talks about the director's career in filmmaking and personal life chronologically. It begins by discussing his early life in Austria and Germany, his family background and experience of working in Germany Film studio UFA. There are mentions of his first film - Mauvaise Graine. The book goes on to focus on his career in Hollywood, and discuss his filmography that includes Some Like It Hot, Sunset Boulevard, The Apartment, Double Indemnity. And concludes with a discussion of his legacy. A filmography that gives details of the cast and crew members of films that are mentioned in the book is at the end of the book.

Item number 70680
Category Biographical
Type Biography
Language English
Country of origin USA
Related people Charlotte Chandler (Author)
Billy Wilder