Two worthy Academy AwardÂ® nominees from 1950's Sunset Boulevard â€“ actor William Holden and director Billy Wilder â€“ reteamed three ye ars later f or the gripping World War II drama, Stalag 17. The result was another B est Director nomination for Wilder (his fourth), and the elusive Best Ac tor OscarÂ® for Holden. Holden portrays the jaded, scheming Sergeant J.J . Sefton, a prisoner at the notorious German prison camp, who spends hi s days dreaming up rackets and trading with the Germans for special priv ileges. But when two pris oners are killed in an escape attempt, it bec omes obvious that there is a spy among the prisoners. Is it Sefton? Fa med producer/di rector Otto Preminger tackles a rare acting role as the camp's commandant; actor Robert Strauss won a Supporting Actor nominatio n fo r his role as "Animal." Here's Wilder's powerful, acclaimed film c lassic -- now packed with never-before-seen special features, inc luding audio commentary and "behind-the-scenes" featurettes.
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