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“Hollywood’s Happiest Couple”:
Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett

Sunday & Monday, May 15 & 16

Co-presented by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

“Worked with Billy Wilder, who paces constantly, has over-extravagant ideas, but is stimulating. He has a kind of humor that sparks with mine.”  
– excerpt from Charles Brackett’s diary (1936)

As part of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences “Spotlight on Screenwriting” series, Jim Moore, biographer and grandson of screenwriter/producer Charles Brackett, will introduce three films written by the legendary team of Brackett and Wilder. Following the screenings of The Lost Weekend and Sunset Blvd., Mr. Moore will present an Academy Film Archive clip reel of additional Brackett and Wilder collaborations.

Clips provided by Academy Film Archive. Special thanks to the Academy’s Patrick Harrison and Roger Mancusi. 

Films in this Series

Sunday, May 15

5:20 ONLY

Sunday, May 15

7:40 ONLY

Monday, May 16

8:20 ONLY

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