Third Thursday Film Series
The Best Medicine: Classic Comedies of WWII
Stalag 17 (1953)
This film was based on a Broadway Play written by Donald Bevin and Edmund Trczinsci and was based on their experiences as POWs. Trczinsci actually appears in the film portraying a prisoner. This film became the basis for the 1960s television series Hogan’s Heroes. William Holden won the Best Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of Sefton.
Last updated: September 13, 2017