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The Cloberth‘ Today’s Memory

The Cloberth‘ Today’s Memory


Premiere of Billy Wilder’s Sunset Boulevard

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“I am big! It’s the pictures that got small.”

Madame is the greatest star of them all.

Sunset Boulevard premiered on this date in 1950.

Written and directed by Billy Wilder.

Starring William Holden, Gloria Swanson, and Erich von Stroheim.

Appearances by Cecil B. DeMille, Hedda Hopper, and Buster Keaton.

Film score by Franz Waxman.

Sunset Boulevard was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, and won 3:

Best Writing, Story and Screenplay (Wilder, Charles Brackett, and D. M. Marshman, Jr.)

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration (Black-and-White)

Best Music (Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) (Waxman)

It earned 4 Golden Globes, for Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Motion Picture Actress (Swanson), Best Motion Picture Director and Best Motion Picture Score.

Sunset Boulevard is # 16 on AFI’s list AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies, and is # 16 on AFI’s 100 Years of Film Scores.

1950 New York Times review:

http://www.nytimes.com/movie/review?res=EE05E7DF1731E632E05752C1A96E9C946192D6CF

Sunset Boulevard Original Theatrical trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3P0Zpe-2og

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3P0Zpe-2og

0 comentarii la „The Cloberth‘ Today’s Memory

  1. Premiere of Billy Wilder’s Sunset Boulevard!

    Sunset Boulevard premiered on this date in 1950.

    Written and directed by Billy Wilder.

    Starring William Holden, Gloria Swanson, and Erich von Stroheim.

    Congratulation!!

  2. Salute Masterpiece. OK MR Demille Im. Ready for my close -up what. an Actress A listers all the way

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