Passed | | Drama, Film-Noir
A screenwriter is hired to rework a faded silent film star's script only to find himself developing a dangerous relationship.
To everyone's surprise, Judy Holliday won the Best Actress Oscar in 1951 for Born Yesterday (1950) beating Gloria Swanson and Bette Davis in All About Eve (1950). The general consensus was that the two titans had cancelled each other out, leaving the field clear for Holliday. In later interviews, Davis admitted that she ... ...
Yes, this is Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, California. It's about 5 0'clock in the morning. That's the homicide squad, complete with detectives and newspaper men.
When Joe Gillis gets out of the pool and Norma offers to dry him off, several crewmembers as well as lighting, microphones, and other equipment, are reflected in Norma's large, dark sunglasses.
The Paramount logo appears as a transparency over the opening shot. The words "Sunset Blvd." are shown stenciled on the curb of that street.
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