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Sunset Blvd. (2002)


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MoviesDVD/DRAMA/SUNSETDue 05-26-15
Published: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, [2002]
Series: Paramount DVD Collection
Edition:  Special collector's ed
Description:  1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 0792172868,
Language:  English

Originally released as a motion picture in 1950

Special features: Commentary by Ed Sikov, author of "On Sunset Boulevard: the life and times of Billy Wilder" ; a 28 min. documentary, Sunset Blvd., a look back (c2002) ; theatrical trailer ; Hollywood location map ; photo galleries ; morgue prologue ; Edith Head - The Paramount Years (featurette) ; The music of Sunset Boulevard (featurette)

William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich Von Stroheim, Nancy Olsen, Fred Clark, Lloyd Gough, Jack Webb, Cecil B. DeMille, Hedda Hopper, Buster Keaton

Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him. scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie

MPAA rating: Not rated

DVD, Dolby digital mono, Region 1 encoding

English or French dialogue; Closed-captioned

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Additional Credits:
Brackett, Charles, 1892-1969
Wilder, Billy, 1906-2002
Marshman, D. M., 1922-
Holden, William, 1918-1981
Swanson, Gloria
Von Stroheim, Erich, 1885-1957
Olson, Nancy, 1928-
Clark, Fred, 1914-1968
Gough, Lloyd
Webb, Jack, 1920-1982
DeMille, Cecil B. 1881-1959 (Cecil Blount),
Hopper, Hedda, 1890-1966
Seitz, John F., d. 1979
Harrison, Doane, d. 1968
Schmidt, Arthur
Waxman, Franz, 1906-1967
Head, Edith
Paramount Pictures Corporation

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