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A skewed, screwball retelling of the classic Snow White story, BALL OF FIRE (1941) ranks among the funniest American films ever made, according to AFI’s iconic list. The film was written by one AFI Life Achievement Award honoree – the great Billy Wilder, before he’d yet directed his own American feature – and stars another, the incomparable Barbara Stanwyck. She’s paired with Gary Cooper, both of whom were named by AFI among the greatest screen legends of American film history.