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Billy Wilder's Berlin Women: A Foreign Affair (1948)
Offscreen (2015)
  • Elaine Lennon, Dr
Abstract
Billy Wilder's Berlin-set post-war Occupation sex satire is a mordant commentary on US Army behaviour in the city that continues to form an important bridge between West and East and was once a crucial propaganda tool against Communism.
Keywords
  • Berlin,
  • post-war,
  • Billy Wilder,
  • Marlene Dietrich,
  • Jean Arthur,
  • sex comedy,
  • satire
Publication Date
Spring March 6, 2015
Citation Information
Elaine Lennon. "Billy Wilder's Berlin Women: A Foreign Affair (1948)" Offscreen Vol. 19 Iss. 3 (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/elaine_lennon/31/