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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Billy Wilder Autograph

Billy Wilder Autograph on Photo with Jack Lemmon. CoA

Billy Wilder Autograph

Billy Wilder autograph on photo with Jack Lemmon. Hand-signed by Billy Wilder. 4 x 6 inches. Fine condition. The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. Billy Wilder (1906-2002), nominated for 21 Academy Awards, winning in 1946 for Best Director and Best Screenplay "The Lost Weekend", 1951 for Best Writing "Sunset Blvd." and 1961 for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Writing "The Apartment".

Wilder holds a significant place in the history of Hollywood censorship for expanding the range of acceptable subject matter. He is responsible for two of the film noir era's most definitive films in Double Indemnity and Sunset Boulevard.

Along with Woody Allen and the Marx Brothers, he leads the list of films on the American Film Institute's list of 100 funniest American films with 5 films written and holds the honor of holding the top spot with Some Like it Hot.

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