Sunset Boulevard (1950)

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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.

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  • Gloria Swanson in Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  • "Sunset Boulevard" William Holden 1950 Paramount
  • "Sunset Boulevard" Eric Von Stroheim and William Holden 1950 Paramount
  • "Sunset Boulevard" William Holden 1950 Paramount
  • "Sunset Boulevard" Gloria Swanson and Dir. Billy Wilder 1950 Paramount / MPTV
  • "Sunset Boulevard" Gloria Swanson on the set 1950 Paramount

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The role of Norma Desmond was initially offered to Mae West (who rejected the part), Mary Pickford (Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett realised when talking to her that her image of America's Sweetheart made her unsuitable for the part), and Pola Negri ( Billy Wilder rejected her ... ...


Quotes

Joe Gillis: Yes, this is Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, California. It's about 5 o'clock in the morning. That's the homicide squad, complete with detectives and newspaper men.


Goofs

Norma tells Joe how Mabel Normand was a Mack Sennett Bathing Beauty with her in the old days, but Mabel was never in that group, having left Keystone for Goldwyn by the time they became a film staple.


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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Genres

Drama | Film-Noir

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