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The Fortune Cookie
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The Fortune Cookie 1966


From Amazon: Billy Wilder's insurance-scam comedy, written with partner I.A.L. Diamond, is one of the legendary filmmaker's surlier efforts. Were it not for the star-making performance of Walter Matthau (which won him an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor), it might not have registered so strongly with audiences. Shot in a grimy black and white, the story begins as CBS cameraman Harry Hinkle (Jack Lemmon) is injured on the sidelines of a football game when Cleveland Browns star Boom Boom Jackson (Ron Rich) accidentally barrels into him. Hinkle's all right, but his ambulance-chasing brother-in-law William Gingrich (Matthau), also known as "Whiplash...

Directed By:
No image existsBilly Wilder
Written By:
No image existsBilly Wilder
No image existsI.A.L. Diamond
Starring:
No image existsJack Lemmon
No image existsWalter Matthau
No image existsRon Rich
No image existsCliff Osmond
No image existsJudi West
No image existsLurene Tuttle

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The Fortune Cookie Movie Review by Derringer (2/22/2014)

Released in 1966 - The Fortune Cookie was a surprisingly engaging, little comedy that was clearly power-driven by Walter Matthau's over-bearing, dry-witted performance as the cynical, All-American, shyster-lawyer, Willie "Whiplash" Gingrich.

When Willie's brother-in-law, Harry Hinkel (cameraman for CBS), is accidentally...

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