Price Switzerland. / Street Date March 21, 2006 / 19.99 Starring William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger, Robert Strauss, Harvey Lembeck, Richard Erdman, Peter Graves, Neville Brand, Sig Ruman Cinematography Ernest Laszlo Art Direction Franz Bachelin, Hal Pereira Film Editor George Tomasini Original Music Franz Waxman Sefton No crack. Stalag 17 is a 1953 comedy-drama war film which tells the story of a group of American airmen held in a German World War II prisoner of war camp, who come to suspect that one of their number is an informant. Listen, Sefton... Sefton As I said, Holden's J.J. Sefton (comparable to the character of the spiv Walker in the BBC'sDad's Army) comes across as the only 'real' character in the barracks. So you're stuck with me, huh? Sefton : The film was adapted by Billy Wilder and Edwin Blum from the Broadway play of the same name by Donald Bevan and Edmund Trzcinski, which was based on their experiences as prisoners in Stalag 17B in Austria. Cuttin' trap doors, digging tunnels. The longest night of the year. : When two escaping American World War II prisoners are killed, the German P.O.W. Now ain't that too bad? Hoffy What's the beef, boys? It adds up that you got yourselves the wrong guy. The first week I was in this joint, somebody stole my Red Cross package, my blanket, and my left shoe. Shapiro The film, about the search for a mole among the inhabitants of an American bunkhouse in a Nazi POW camp, has the laudable discipline to hold back the typical parade of Wilder kraut and culture gags. Sefton Hoffy : Because this time, he didn't shake me. Both of 'em? : : Hoffy : They're lying dead out there in the mud and I'm trying to find out how come. They ought to be under the barbed wire soon. Actors who have portrayed villains in westerns ! Hoffy Actor Neville Brand, a real-life war hero who made a career out of playing tough guys in movies such as Stalag 17 and Birdman of Alcatraz, died Thursday of emphysema. You're in Ulm. : Look, if you don't like the way I'm handling this job, go get yourself... Hoffy We've been over it a hundred times. Aufstehen. Official Sites Only you're gonna have a riot on your hands. : Duke And you, the barracks chief, gave them the green light. Crawl back in your sack. [Joey begins playing his ocarina]  It was while he was in the army that he made his acting debut, in Army training films, and this experience apparently changed the direction of his life. Shapiro Sefton When the Krauts find that gadget, they'll throw us all in the boob. Because, I'm telling you, the krauts wouldn't plant two stoolies in one barracks. : Animal How'd he get over there? Duke Not with that kisser. We stick to the forest going west until we hit the Danube. Don't wear it out! Sefton : Look back at our favorite moments throughout the year, from award shows to up-close shots of celebrities. What'd you give the krauts for that egg? : I only smoke cigars. : ... (1949). : : : Shapiro Duke In 1950, Wilder co-wrote and directed the critically acclaimed Sunset Boulevard, as well as Stalag 17 in 1953. : It was while he was in the army that he made his acting debut, in Army training films, and this experience apparently changed the direction of his life. I'll bet they make it to Friedrichshaven. | Shapiro You're all wire-happy, boys. I'd better not talk about it. What's it add up to you, Sefton? That is if you're lucky. Or maybe it's not that they're so smart. Come on, Trader Horn, let's hear it. Hoffy Duke A dirty, stinking stoolie! Cigar, Cookie. : : : : Sefton : : Now what kind of crack is that? The Russian women! He was 71. You put two and two together and it comes out four - only it ain't four. Raus. Once in Switzerland, just give out with a big yodel, boys, so we'll know you're there. Cookie (Gil Stratton Jr.) narrates for writer/director Billy Wilder, leading man William Holden not involved, as Hoffy, Duke and Price (Richard Erdman, Neville Brand, Peter Graves) brief Manfredi and Johnson (Michael Moore, Peter Baldwin) for their escape, opening Stalag 17, 1953. Oh, terrible. : [ushering him out of the way]  I bet they make it all the way to Switzerland. Sgt. You make my mouth water. He'd make book on his own mother getting hit by a truck. Leo was an electrician and bridge building steel worker. Shapiro : Maybe a deep freeze, too. You got off lucky last night, Sefton. That's right. Brand … How come the Krauts knew about that stove, Security? Aug 14, 2019 - [Stalag 17 • 1953] Billy Wilder. Well, since then I've wised up. Maybe there's somebody in our barracks tipping 'em off, like one of us! Check. Neville Brand was born on 13 August 1920 in Griswold, IA. : : One of the scruffy prisoners, Duke (Neville Brand), believes there’s a stoolie among them in Barracks 4, which causes tension among the men as they ponder who it is. It makes me sick to my... Duke Brother, were we all wet about you! : Answer the question. Anybody here want to double their bet? You ever think of that? What would he be doing with these? Because you, our security officer, said it'd be safe. They ship you out to the Pacific, slap you in another plane, and you get shot down again. Hoffy Schulz Stalag 17 (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Illegitimate Son Of Hitler. : So who says they didn't get away? I thought maybe I could get you transferred to another barracks. Neville Brand joined the US Army in 1939, bent on a career in the military. Shapiro : [after hearing gunshots, Sefton, who bet against the escapees, glumly collects]. Price Stalag 17 Paramount 1953 / B&W / 1:37 flat full frame / 120 min. : : All three were his most memorable film roles. I wasn't so sure. Now we know what he got for the radio. Aufstehen. This ain't no Salvation Army - this is everybody for himself, dog eat dog. Why don't you get a rope and do it right? Duke : Sgt. “Stalag 17” is a feat of temperance and tension by director Billy Wilder. [finding a pair of pantyhose in Sefton's foot locker]  : Oct 27, 2018 - Neville Brand, Actor: Stalag 17. Animal Stop it, Joey. This war's gonna be over someday. Sgt. Price : Filming & Production In Linz, we hop a barge and go all the way to Ulm. Kill it, Duke. Sefton The prisoner’s all-American, “regular guy,” blue-eyed security chief, Sgt. Sefton [to Sefton, after Price has been identified and subdued as the stoolie]. And let's say you make it to Switzerland. Look. : Only this time you wind up in a Japanese prison camp. Hoffy : : [scratches a match on Duke's stubble to light his cigar]. That make me a collaborator? You take it out. Price You don't say. Neville Brand joined the US Army in 1939, bent on a career in the military. : : He can always trade the krauts for a six-burner gas range. Maybe the Russian broads would take him. Neville Brand Engagements: • World War II (1941 - 1945) Biography: Neville Brand Sergeant, U.S. Army. : [Sefton lights a match on his jacket sleeve]  Stalag 17, 1953. Once a civilian again, he used his GI Bill education assistance to study drama with the American Theater Wing and then ... ‘Capone’ Review: Tom Hardy Gets His Scarface On, 17 Actors Who’ve Played Al Capone: From Tom Hardy to Robert De Niro (Photos). It was while he was in the army that he made his acting debut, in Army training films, and this experience apparently changed the direction of his life. : The movie is an adaptation by Billy Wilder from the stage play of the same name by Donald Bevan and Edmund Trzcinski, which ran on Broadway for 472 performances. Forget it! Price Johnson Hold it, Sefton. Manfredi It's a breeze. Stalag 17 (1953) -- (Movie Clip) When I See Those War Pictures. Sgt. Shapiro Actor Neville Brand, a real-life war hero who made a career out of playing tough guys in movies such as ``Stalag 17'' and ``Birdman of Alcatraz,'' died of emphysema. How come you can't lay down a belch around here without them knowin' it? And I bet they don't get out of the forest. Sefton Stalag 17, made in 1953, features characters that act in an almost painfully self-conscious 'funny' manner and it's decidedly unfunny to watch them. Sefton Go back to sleep. Technical Specs, [referring to Sefton's safe escape with Dunbar], [Sefton lights a match on his jacket sleeve], [finding a pair of pantyhose in Sefton's foot locker], MY TOP 30+ MOVIES FOR 1953 (in list order). So maybe I trade a little sharper. Joey! His heavy features and gravelly voice made Brand a natural tough guy (and he wasn't just a "movie" tough guy--he was among the most highly decorated American soldiers in World War II, fighting in the European Theater against the Germans). : Duke Duke : Niiice guy. Says who? His other film credits included "Stalag 17" (1953), "Return From the Sea" (1954), "Love Me tender" (1956) and "Birdman of Alcatraz" (1962). You listen to me! : : Maybe he just wanted to steal our wire cutters. How come you were so sure Manfredi and Johnson wouldn't get out of the forest? Sefton But it turns out that nobody likes you any more than we do. It'll curdle your guts. : I hope they hit the Danube before dawn. For crying out loud. How do you rate all these privileges? Sgt. Oh, such nice boys. Because I got the goods on Mr. Sefton. : Sgt. : Actor Neville Brand, a real-life war hero who made a film career out of playing tough guys in such movies as “Stalag 17" and “Birdman of Alcatraz,” has died of … : : Animal Duke Price Sefton : That's enough, Sefton. Among his earliest films was the Oscar-winning Stalag 17 (1953). Hoffy A lot sharper, Sefton. Hoffy Price : Duke I give 'em ten percent of the take. Well, Ransom, Duke, and dozens of other characters, shared the same craggy face and gravelly voice of one man — Mr. Neville Brand — an "actor's actor" 1 and real life World War II hero. Just one question. Sefton : You've been in this camp too long. : : Release Dates Let's hear it again. Easy. Neville Brand Suzanne Pleshette Billy Wilder Film Grab Fictional Characters Suzanne … Out to the Pacific, slap you in another plane, and today he out! ( Peter Graves ), thinks along with most of the Sacramento coroner... 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