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The Resource Sunset Boulevard, [presented by] Paramount Pictures ; producer, Charles Brackett ; writers, Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder and D.M. Marshman, Jr. ; director Billy Wilder, (videorecording)

Sunset Boulevard, [presented by] Paramount Pictures ; producer, Charles Brackett ; writers, Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder and D.M. Marshman, Jr. ; director Billy Wilder, (videorecording)

Label
Sunset Boulevard
Title
Sunset Boulevard
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Paramount Pictures ; producer, Charles Brackett ; writers, Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder and D.M. Marshman, Jr. ; director Billy Wilder
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
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
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 1951: Oscar - Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White (Hans Dreier, John Meehan, Sam Comer, Ray Moyer); Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture (Franz Waxman); Best Writing, Story and Screenplay (Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, D.M. Marshman Jr.)
Cataloging source
HTM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, John F. Seitz ; editors, Doane Harrison, Arthur Schmidt ; music, Franz Waxman ; costume designer, Edith Head
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English or French dialogue; Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich Von Stroheim, Nancy Olsen, Fred Clark, Lloyd Gough, Jack Webb, Cecil B. DeMille, Hedda Hopper, Buster Keaton, Anna Q. Milsson, J. B. Warner, Franklyn Farnum
Runtime
110
Series statement
Paramount DVD collection
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Sunset Boulevard, [presented by] Paramount Pictures ; producer, Charles Brackett ; writers, Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder and D.M. Marshman, Jr. ; director Billy Wilder, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
51102995
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed. ; Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780792172864
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360492743
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
04927
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
1140204
System details
DVD, Dolby digital mono, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sunset Boulevard, [presented by] Paramount Pictures ; producer, Charles Brackett ; writers, Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder and D.M. Marshman, Jr. ; director Billy Wilder, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
51102995
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special collector's ed. ; Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9780792172864
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360492743
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
04927
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
1140204
System details
DVD, Dolby digital mono, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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