The Apartment

United States, 1960

Film
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This classic romantic comedy gave Jack Lemmon one of his best roles. Lemmon was ideally cast as an ambitious clerk in a big insurance company trying to gain promotion by renting out his apartment to senior executives for their extra-marital trysts. Everything goes according to plan until Lemmon falls in love with elevator operator Shirley Maclaine - and discovers that she is the mistress of his boss Fred MacMurray. The three central performances were perfect and Lemmon and Maclaine both received well deserved Oscar nominations. This multi-award winning movie is one to be seen again and again.

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Credits

producer/director

Billy Wilder

production company

Mirisch Corporation

Duration

02:05:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1960

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

304294

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q270510

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