- Published: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, , c1950.
- Year Published: 1950
- Edition: Special collector's ed.
- Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: English
- Format: DVD
- 0792172868 :
- 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.
- Hopper, Hedda, 1890-1966.
- Seitz, John F., d. 1979.
- Harrison, Doane, d. 1968.
- Schmidt, Arthur.
- Waxman, Franz, 1906-1967.
- Head, Edith.
- Paramount Pictures Corporation.
- Actors and actresses -- Drama.
- Motion picture industry in motion pictures.
- Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
- Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Drama.
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Call number: DVD Drama Sunset
Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor
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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" ; the making of Sunset Boulevard ; 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.
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.
DVD, Doby digital mono, Region 1 encoding.
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