I first saw this movie in a US Army theater in Germany in 1961. It was the first time I'd seen a movie audience applaud at the end of a movie...and for good reason. Read morePublished on Aug. 1 2003 by Robert G. Leroe
Simply put this may be Cagney's truest and therefore best movie.
As many fans know Cagney never really wanted to be an actor. for Cagney acting was an end to a means. Read more
Finally, Billy Wilder's breathless masterpiece is available on DVD. Though there are virtually no extras on this DVD, it offers a terrific 2. Read morePublished on July 17 2003 by R. Gawlitta
This Movie is a masterpiece in Movie History. And it shows Berlin as it was back in the late 50's and early 60's.Published on June 22 2003
I have been waiting for this movie to be published on DVD since DVD was born. Suffice to say: my two daughters, who were 5 and 8 at the time, never wanted to watch a black and... Read morePublished on May 7 2003 by Amazon Customer
Berlin 1961; weeks before "The Wall" was built. The contrast between East & West was never portrayed in a more black/white comparison. Read morePublished on March 31 2003 by Michael Mathena
I second every great thing said about this film. A true tour-de-force of comedic writing, acting and direction. It's quite underrated. Read morePublished on March 8 2003
This Cold War comedy is surprisingly fresh after forty years. Jimmy Cagney is a Coca Cola executive assigned to West Berlin after a slip on the steps of the corporate ladder sent... Read morePublished on Aug. 26 2002 by G. Ware Cornell Jr.
Absolutely hilarious! If you've always wanted to see James Cagney in a comedy role, you must buy this! All the supporting actors/actresses are great, as well. Read morePublished on June 6 2002 by Steve Wenzel