One,Two, Three is a 1961 American Comedy film directed by Billy Wilder and written by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond. It is derived from the 1929 Hungarian one-act play Egy, ketto, harom by Ferenc Molnar, with a “plot borrowed partly from “Ninotchka, a 1939 film co-written by Wilder. The comedy features James Cagney, Pamela Tiffin, Horst Buchholz, Leon Askin, Arlene Francis, Howard St. John, and others. It would be Cagney’s last film look until Ragtime, 20 years later.
The film is mainly set in West Berlin during the Cold War, but before the building of the Berlin Wall, and politics is major in the premise. The film is known for its quick pace.