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The Major and the Minor

Billy Wilder / US, 1942 / 101 min.

Billy Wilder’s irrestistible directorial debut stars Ginger Rogers and Ray Milland in a comedy that has shades of Lolita. Rogers dovetails sexual provocation and demure innocence.

Details

Director

Billy Wilder

Production year

1942

Country

US

Original title

The Major and the Minor

Length

101 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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campaign image Sweet & Sour: The Films of Billy Wilder (still from The Seven Year Itch (Billy Wilder, US 1955))
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