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Stalag 17

Stalag 17 is a 1953 World War II war film which tells the story of a group of Allied soldiers held in a German prisoner of war camp, who come to believe that one of their number is a traitor. It stars William Holden, Don Taylor[?], Otto Preminger, Robert Strauss[?], Harvey Lembeck[?] and Peter Graves[?].

The movie was adapted by Billy Wilder and Edwin Blum[?] from the play by Donald Bevan[?] and Edmund Trzcinski[?]. It was directed by Wilder.

It won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (William Holden) and was nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Robert Strauss) and Best Director.

Holden's acceptance speech for the Academy Award was the shortest on record. He only said, "Thank you."



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