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Stalag 17 is a war comedy-drama set in a World War II German POW camp. A group of American G.I.`s are held in Barrack 4. Among them there is cynical Sergeant J.J. Sefton (William Holden) a dealer who trades almost anything and due to this he has privileges from the camp guards. But when two American soldiers got killed attempting to escape, all fingers point Sefton as the snitch. And the trouble begins...
I believe this is one of Billy Wilder's finest films and all around an excellent movie which he was nominated for "Best Director" in academy awards. Remarkably well performance by William Holden who has won the "Best Actor" academy award and New York Film Critics Circle's "Best… Read more