PG | | Drama, Romance
Down-on-his-luck Hollywood producer Barry 'Dutch' Detweiler attempts to lure Fedora, a famous but reclusive film actress, out of retirement.
Final film doing producing duties for regular Billy Wilder collaborator I.A.L. Diamond. Of the 8 producing credits for Diamond, all are for the position of associate producer, and all for films made with director Wilder.
Anton, when those musicians come back, tell them we've heard enough of that "Valse triste." It's rather tacky!
Doctor Vando: Jean Sibelius tacky?
When Doctor Vando and Dutch meet in the bar at approximately 30 minutes into the film, there is a closeup of Vando's earring. At the end of the scene as Doctor Vando leaves the bar (approximately 34 minutes), Vando points at his earring. This time, the earring is considerably thinner and smaller.
English, Greek, French
$2,200,000 (USA) (31 December 1979)