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Stalag 17

Cast

William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger, Robert Strauss View All


Crew

Billy Wilder (Director), Billy Wilder (Writer), Edwin Blum (Writer) View All

Release: May 29th, 1953
Runtime: 2 hours
It's a dreary Christmas 1944 for the American POWs in Stalag 17 and the men in Barracks 4, all sergeants, have to deal with a grave problemóthere seems to be a security leak.
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5 Stalag 17 (1953)
Long before Hoganís Heroes came to TV in 1965, there was Stalag 17. It's sitcom versus straight drama. And Hoganís Heroes was a much better production. While Stalag 17 attempted to portray prisoners...

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If there's one part of Stalag 17 that I reckon doesn't work, it's some of the comedic elements - chiefly, the odd-couple duo of the wise-cracking Shapiro and his dopey pal Animal, especially as they get into the sort of antics that wouldn't seem out of place on Hogan's Heroes (such as one scene wher....


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