Billy Wilder Obituary

Scott Simon remembers filmmaker Billy Wilder who died this week. He was the director of Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, Stalag 17, Double Indemnity, Sunset Boulevard and other classic dramas and comedies.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from