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Sunset Boulevard (1950)

Not Rated  |   |  Drama, Film-Noir

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A screenwriter is hired to rework a faded silent film star's script, only to find himself developing a dangerous relationship.



  • Gloria Swanson in Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  • "Sunset Boulevard" William Holden 1950 Paramount
  • "Sunset Boulevard" Eric Von Stroheim and William Holden 1950 Paramount
  • "Sunset Boulevard" Gloria Swanson and Billy Wilder 1950 Paramount / MPTV
  • Gloria Swanson in Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  • "Sunset Boulevard" Gloria Swanson with a technician behind the scenes 1950 Paramount

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Unlike the character she played, Gloria Swanson had accepted the fact that the movies didn't want her anymore so had moved to New York where she worked on radio, and later, on television. Although she had long before ruled out the possibility of a movie comeback,... ...


Joe Gillis: 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 Max is telling Joe about directing Madam's first pictures, there is a bad dub of the word "sixteen". After the Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle trial and the subsequent establishment of the Hays Office to enforce the new Production Code, the producers were concerned that the original age of 14 would be considered child porn and had the line changed in post.

Crazy Credits

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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Drama | Film-Noir

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