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Ball of Fire

Howard Hawks / US, 1941 / 112 min.

Billy Wilder wrote the exquisite script for this comedy full of dazzling wordplay. A team of young professors committed to the study of American slang encounter a night club singer chased by gangsters.

Details

Director

Howard Hawks

Production year

1941

Country

US

Original title

Ball of Fire

Length

112 min.

Subtitles

ENG

Format

35mm

Part of

Sweet & Sour: The Films of Billy Wilder

The legendary screenwriter and Hollywood director Billy Wilder was a brilliant word artist. His Oscar-winning classics are brimming with irresistible and cynical humour: incredibly funny, bold and incisive.

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