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Sunset Blvd.

Sunset Blvd.(1950)

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Brief Synopsis

A failed screenwriter falls into a mercenary romance with a faded silent-film star.

Cast & Crew

Billy Wilder Director
William Holden Joe [C.] Gillis
Gloria Swanson Norma Desmond
Erich von Stroheim Max Von Mayerling
Nancy Olson Betty Schaefer
Fred Clark Sheldrake
Lloyd Gough Morino
Jack Webb Artie Green
Franklyn Farnum Undertaker [/Courtier]
Larry Blake 1st finance man
Charles Dayton 2nd finance man
Hedda Hopper Herself
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in New York: 10 Aug 1950
Release Date:  1950 Production Date:  AFI; Mertz
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  109-110 or 115 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  11,002    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Title

    Hauntess A. Clichae 2016-06-10

    The sun goes down on many movie personnel who get paid to work the reflection/illusion for purposes of immortal mystique rather than the betterment of the... MORE>

  • The Title

    Hauntess A. Clichae 2016-06-10

    Yes, the title is the story- the sun goes down on a Godless, vain people who get paid to work illusion not for the betterment of their viewers but to... MORE>

  • Sunset Boulevard

    Michael Whitty 2016-03-09

    One of the great movies about Hollywood life is "Sunset Boulevard" with a tough-luck writer William Holden meeting up with a faded Hollywood star... MORE>