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Billy Wilder's acerbic, harrowing blend of comedy and drama depicting the life of Allied POWs in a German prison camp stars William Holden as a cynical but resourceful American sergeant who's accused of being a Nazi collaborator when damning information about a fellow prisoner is leaked to the commandant. Otto Preminger, Robert Strauss, Peter Graves, Don Taylor, Neville Brand, Harvey Lembeck co-star. Based on the play by fellow POWs Edmund Trzcinski and Donald Bevan. 120 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English DTS Lossless stereo; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; featurettes.