One, Two, Three

One, Two, Three
  • 1961
  • US
  • 1h 48min
  • U

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Filmhouse, Edinburgh (0.0 miles)

88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ
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Wed 12 Dec

Thu 13 Dec

James Cagney’s last major film role is a corker. His performance is a master class of comic timing, dynamism and gold-plated movie star charisma. Billy Wilder’s riotous Cold War farce is set in a divided Berlin where Cagney is a fast-talking Coca Cola executive juggling work, marriage and extra-curricular activities. Then, his boss asks him to keep an eye on his apple pie American daughter during her visit. The girl falls for a boy, a boy who happens to be a mule-headed, obnoxious Communist. As everything spins out of control it is master manipulator Cagney who wheels and deals to snatch triumph from the jaws of disaster.

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