The Apartment
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The Apartment
United States 1960

Directed by

Jack Kruschen
Joan Shawlee
Running time:125 minutes
Country:United States

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Comedy about a young, stuck-in-the-groove executive (Jack Lemmon) who advances his prospects of promotion by letting out his apartment to fellow executives and their girl friends. Only when the young woman he loves falls victim, he realizes the absurdity of his behavior.

Film programs
Progress Filmillustrierte/Filmprogramm nr. 94/63

Books with substantial mentioning of The Apartment
David Thomson
Have you seen?, A personal introduction to 1,000 films
New York, 2008

Jürgen Müller (ed.)
Movies of the 50s
Köln, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Paris, Tokyo, 2005

Alfred Holighaus (ed.)
Der Filmkanon, 35 Filme, die Sie kennen müssen
Bonn; Berlin, 2005

Roger Ebert
The Great Movies
, 2003

Nora Henry
Ethics and Social Criticism in the Hollywood Films of Erich von Stroheim, Ernst Lubitsch, and Billy Wilder
Wetport, Connecticut - London, 2001

Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast (eds.)
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, 1. Films
Detroit/New York/San Francisco/London/Boston/Woodbridge, CT, 2000

Frank N. Magill (ed.)
Magill's Cinema Annual 1990, A Survey of the Films of 1989
Pasadena, California; Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1990

Joe Baltake
The films of Jack Lemmon
Secaucus, NJ, 1977
Books with an entry on The Apartment
Paul Michael, editor in chief. James Robert Parish, associate editor
The American movies reference book, The sound era
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,, 1969
Articles with substantial mentioning of The Apartment
Rob Fraser, Your 10 Best '60s Movies, in: Empire, nr. 199 (January), 2006 pp. 150-151
Helen O'Hara, The apartment, in: Empire, nr. 279 (September), 2012 pp. 142-143
Author: Rob Fraser
Title:Your 10 Best '60s Movies
Illustrations:  yes
Author: Helen O'Hara
Title:The apartment
Illustrations:  yes