The Apartment and the Fortune Cookie: Two Screenplays

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Not only is The Apartment one of Hollywood's funniest and most moving romantic comedies, it is also widely perceived as having one of the most beautifully written and structured screenplays of all time. Starring Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine and Fred MacMurray, this 1960 comedy is the story of a hapless company man who works his way up the ladder by making his apartment available to his boss for extramarital trysts.

Billy Wilder won three Oscars -- as co-screenwriter, producer and director -- for this mordant comedy. A beautifully judged piece of writing, The Apartment is saved from cynicism by Wilder's tenderness towards his central characters.

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Billy Wilder won two Oscars - as co-screenwriter and director - for this mordant comedy about getting ahead in the corporate world. Jack Lemmon played the 'schnook' who lends out his apartment for his boss's sexual trysts, only to fall in love with the boss's girl - played by Shirley MacLaine. The Apartment is a beautifully judged piece of writing saved from cynicism by Wilder and Diamond's tenderness towards their central characters.

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