My craving for color photos of scenes or set-stills from renowned black-and-white films is undiminished. This is the only non-tinted, true-color shot I’ve ever seen from the set of Billy Wilder’s One, Two, Three (’61).

Someone declared on Twitter the other day that this is a legendary poster. It’s fairly startling. Can’t think of any reason to differ. Except I can’t even remember the story of this film, and I’m fairly sure I saw it.

Marquee of the National, B’way and 43rd, a block south of the Criterion.

On a train from London to northern England sometime in late ’67.

I’ve seen this shot posted too much today. I’m posting it as a criticism, not as a me-too.

Pre-opening poster for One, Two, Three.