One, Two, Three

1961, NR, 108 min. Directed by Billy Wilder. Starring Pamela Tiffin, Horst Buchholz, Arlene Francis, James Cagney.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Mon., June 3, 2002

One, Two, Three

Wilder mixed the Cold War and the Berlin Wall with his comedic sensibilities and turned a diplomatic nightmare into a take-no-prisoners assault on the funny bone. In his last screen performance until Ragtime, Cagney stars in this rapid-fire comedy about a Coca-Cola executive in Germany who looks after the boss' teenage American daughter who elopes with an East German radical.

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One, Two, Three, Billy Wilder, Pamela Tiffin, Horst Buchholz, Arlene Francis, James Cagney

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