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She’s Ready for Her Close Up! Sunset Boulevard Back on the Big Screen May 13th and 16th

“We didn’t need dialogue. We had faces!”

Cast aside by an industry that no longer sees her as youthful or desirable, a once-glamorous movie star plots an unlikely comeback in Billy Wilder’s darkly mesmerizing Sunset Boulevard – a movie that remains as mysterious, compelling and surprisingly relevant today as when it was released nearly 70 years ago.

On Sunday, May 13, and Wednesday, May 16, the TCM Big Screen Classics series from Fathom Events presents this haunting look at the dark side of fame, starring Gloria Swanson, William Holden, Erich von Stroheim and Nancy Olson. Named one of the greatest American films ever made by the American Film Institute, Sunset Boulevard will be presented with newly produced commentary by TCM Primetime Host Ben Mankiewicz, which will play before and after each screening.

Fearless, innovative and unafraid to indict the very industry that made it, Sunset Boulevard is presented in a digitally restored

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