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Sunset Blvd.

Sunset Blvd.(1950)

Also Known As: A Can of Beans |

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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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  • Billy Wilder Masterpiece

    DON RILEY 2018-05-14

    This was written by and directed by Billy Wilder. Wilder is given credit with others for the screen play. I believe this is a perfect film. The... MORE>

  • The Best

    Danny Donian 2018-04-09

    Quite simple really, The best movie about movies and the people who make them.If you want a detailed review read Carlys below. MORE>

  • Gloria Swanson is Brilliant

    Carly 2018-03-15

    The plot device of starting the movie at the end of one character's life is both tragic and intriguing. And how Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond here... MORE>