”He’s on to you.”
”They’re onto you.”
That’s how you did it. Loop in the cord means a message for collection.
The Mailbox. A chess piece, a hollow black queen.
Robert Strauss, as ‘Animal’, practically steals the movie. So funny. Strauss was Oscar nominated for Best Supporting Actor.
The original Broadway play was written by two ex-POW’s, Edmund Trzcinski and Donald Bevan.
For the film Billy Wilder created a small role for Trzcinski as the prisoner who gets a letter from his wife telling him that she found a baby on her doorstep who looks just like her. He keeps saying, “I believe it.”
In an uncredited role as one of the prisoners was Richard Beedle, the younger brother of William Holden.
William Holden wins the Best Actor Oscar in 1954. His competition included Burt Lancaster and Montgomery Clift for “From Here to Eternity” , Marlon Brando for “Julius Casear” and Richard Burton for “The Robe”.
Peter Graves, Jay Lawrence, Harvey Lembeck, Neville Brand, Don Taylor, William Holden, Robert Strauss, Richard Erdman, Michael Moore.
In the original Broadway production of Stalag 17, directed by Jose Ferrer, the part of Sefton (William Holden in the film) was played by John Ericson.
Gloria Swanson visits the cast.
6 Oscars? I’m trying to figure out what they are for.
Best Director, The Lost Weekend, Sunset Boulevard, The Apartment.
Best screenplay, Sunset Boulevard, The Apartment.
Irving Thalberg Award.