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Mr. Wilder and Me

In Mr. Wilder and Me, bitterness isn’t part of Billy Wilder’s makeup, as Jonathan Coe emphasizes the director’s kindness and humility.

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Review of ‘Mr. Wilder and Me’

Mr. Wilder and Me by Jonathan Coe (Middle England, The Rotters' Club) isn't so much a work of fiction as a fictionalization of some true events. The book covers the period when Billy Wilder, one of the greatest screenwriters and directors in old Hollywood, helmed one of his…

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