Academy Award winning screenwriter Billy Wilder wrote the screenplays for some of the most beloved films of the 1950s and 1960s, including Some Like it Hot, Double Indemnity, Ocean's Eleven and Sunset Blvd. His screenplays contained in this collection are perfect examples of the farce and satire he is best known for.
Ealing Studios opened in 1902 in West London and immediately began producing high quality British films. It can be said that the studios' output from the 1940s and 1950s helped define the golden age for British cinema. Scripts from Ealing Studios in this collection include The Lavender Hill Mob, Ladykillers, and Passport To Pimlico.