About

It's a dreary Christmas 1944 for the American POWs in Stalag 17. For the men in Barracks 4, all sergeants, have to deal with a grave problem - there seems to be a security leak. The Germans always seem to be forewarned about escapes and in the most recent attempt the two men, Manfredi and Johnson, walked straight into a trap and were killed. For some in Barracks 4, especially the loud-mouthed Duke...

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Directed by

Billy Wilder

Written by

Billy Wilder (Writer)
Edwin Blum (Writer)
Donald Bevan (Theatre Play)
Edmund Trzcinski (Theatre Play)

Runtime

120 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

THE STAR-SPANGLED, LAUGH-LOADED SALUTE TO OUR P.W. HEROS!

Cast

Keywords

christmas escape guard spy chess plant barracks security

Photos

Awards

Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role William Holden

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Director Billy Wilder