Stalag 17

Stalag 17 (1953)

The star-spangled, laugh-loaded salute to our P.W. heroes!

  • Genre: Comedy, War, Mystery, Drama
  • Release Date: 1953-05-29
  • User Rating: 7.7/10 from 532 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 0min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Billy Wilder
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It's a dreary Christmas 1944 for the American POWs in Stalag 17 and the men in Barracks 4, all sergeants, have to deal with a grave problem—there seems to be a security leak.

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  • William Holden

    as Sgt. J.J. Sefton
  • Don Taylor

    as Lt. James Dunbar
  • Otto Preminger

    as Oberst von Scherbach
  • Robert Strauss

    as Sgt. Stanislaus 'Animal' Kuzawa
  • Harvey Lembeck

    as Sgt. Harry Shapiro
  • Richard Erdman

    as Sgt. 'Hoffy' Hoffman
  • Peter Graves

    as Sgt. Frank Price
  • Neville Brand

    as Duke
  • Sig Ruman

    as Sgt. Johann Sebastian Schulz
  • Michael Moore

    as Sgt. Manfredi
  • Peter Baldwin

    as Sgt. Johnson
  • Robinson Stone

    as Joey
  • Robert Shawley

    as Sgt. 'Blondie' Peterson
  • William Pierson

    as Marko the Mailman
  • Gil Stratton

    as Sgt. Clarence Harvey 'Cookie' Cook
  • Jay Lawrence

    as Sgt. Bagradian
  • Erwin Kalser

    as Geneva Man
  • Edmund Trzcinski

    as 'Triz' Trzcinski
Editing George Tomasini Editor
Sound Franz Waxman Original Music Composer
Directing Billy Wilder Director
Production Billy Wilder Producer
Writing Billy Wilder Writer
Editing Doane Harrison Editorial Consultant
Art Hal Pereira Art Direction
Art Sam Comer Set Decoration
Art Ray Moyer Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Wally Westmore Makeup Supervisor
Writing Donald Bevan Theatre Play
Writing Edmund Trzcinski Theatre Play
Writing Edwin Blum Writer
Production William Schorr Associate Producer
Camera Ernest Laszlo Director of Photography
Art Franz Bachelin Art Direction
Sound Gene Garvin Sound Recordist
Sound Harold Lewis Sound Recordist
Crew Gordon Jennings Special Effects
Camera Harlow Stengel Assistant Camera