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    Billy Wilder Stalag 17 Script and Production Material. Released August 10, 1953, Stalag 17 was a blockbuster, winning a Best Actor Oscar for William Holden and Academy nominations for director Billy Wilder and supporting actor Robert Strauss. This lot includes typed and handwritten preliminary notes, including the famous baby on doorstep sequence ("I believe it!") and Animal's Betty Grable hallucination (both handwritten), hand-drawn set layouts of Barracks Four, four film synopses (one annotated), a Paramount Studios film fact sheet and lists of WW II expressions. Fascinating material on the genesis of a classic comedy/melodrama. From the Billy Wilder Archive.

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    February, 2009
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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