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On Sunset Boulevard: The Life and Times of Billy Wilder (edition 1998)

by Ed Sikov (Author)

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'A perceptive and profound appreciation of one of Hollywood's most accomplished and consistently iconoclastic filmmakers....With the insight of a sophisticated film scholar and the expertise of a tenacious reporter, Sikov takes us with Wilder on a ninety-year roller-coaster ride.' - New York Times 0he definitive biography of one of Hollywood's legendary filmmakers and the director of such classics as Some Like It Hot,' 'Sunset Boulevard,' and 'Double Indemnity.''… (more)
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Title:On Sunset Boulevard: The Life and Times of Billy Wilder
Authors:Ed Sikov (Author)
Info:Hyperion (1998), Edition: 1st, 688 pages
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Good for stories about the making of all his films, and anecdotes on his various adventures in Hollywood, but doesn't really get to the heart of who Wilder was. It seems that the author didn't get an interview with the man, and had to rely on various stories being retold from other sources. Nonetheless, it's a pretty good read. I think Wilder Times is a better read, and it's shorter (see my review). ( )
  nog | May 11, 2015 |
Definitive biography of the great writer/director, blows away a lot of myths and offers incisive analysis of all of this movies ( )
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