Sunset Blvd. (1950)

Director : Billy Wilder
Genre : Drama, Film-Noir
Cast : William Holden as Joe Gillis, Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond, Erich von Stroheim as Max Von Mayerling, Nancy Olson as Betty Schaefer, Fred Clark as Sheldrake, Lloyd Gough as Morino, Jack Webb as Artie Green, Franklyn Farnum as Undertaker, Larry J. Blake as 1st Finance Man (as Larry Blake), Charles Dayton as 2nd Finance Man, Cecil B. DeMille as Himself, Hedda Hopper as Herself, Anna Q. Nilsson as Herself, H.B. Warner as Himself, Ray Evans as Himself, Jay Livingston as Himself, Fred Aldrich as Cop Who Drags Joe`s Body from Pool, Joel Allen as Prop Man #2, Gertrude Astor as Courtier, Ken Christy as Homicide Captain, Ruth Clifford as Sheldrake`s Secretary, John Cortay as Mac – Young Gate Guard at Paramount Studios, Archie R. Dalzell as Camera Operator, Eddie Dew as Assistant Coroner, Peter Drynan as Tailor, Julia Faye as Hisham, Al Ferguson as Phone Standby, Gerry Ganzer as Connie – Betty`s Roommate, Kenneth Gibson as Salesman at Men`s Shop, Joe Gray as Undetermined Role, Sanford E. Greenwald as Newsreel Cameraman, Creighton Hale as Undetermined Role, Chuck Hamilton as Grip on DeMille Set, James Hawley as Camera Assistant, Len Hendry as Police Sergeant, E. Mason Hopper as Doctor, Stan Johnson as First Assistant Director, Tiny Jones as Little Woman outside Paramount Gate, Howard Joslin as Police Lieutenant, Buster Keaton as Himself, Arthur Lane as Camera Operator, Perc Launders as Violinist at Norma`s New Year`s Eve Party, Gertrude Messinger as Hairdresser, Harold Miller as Man on Golf Course, John `Skins` Miller as Hog-eye – Electrician, Lee Miller as Dancing Party Guest / Paramount Studio Employee, Ralph Montgomery as Prop Man #1, Bert Moorhouse as Gordon Cole, Jay Morley as Fat Man, Bernice Mosk as Herself, Howard Negley as Police Captain, Ottola Nesmith as Undetermined Role, Eva Novak as Courtier, Frank O`Connor as Courtier, Robert Emmett O`Connor as Jonesy – Older Paramount Gate Guard, Jack Perrin as Detective, Virginia L. Randolph as Courtier, Bill Sheehan as Second Assistant Director, Sidney Skolsky as Himself, Emmett Smith as Black Man, Roy Thompson as Rudy – Shoeshine Boy, Archie Twitchell as Salesman at Men`s Shop, Yvette Vickers as Giggling Girl on Phone at Party, Edward Wahrman as Camera Assistant, Henry Wilcoxon as Himself – Actor on DeMille`s `Samson & Delilah` Set
Plot : A slice screenwriter writes a screenplay since a past silent-film big name who has dwindled into Hollywood obscurity.
Run Time : 110 min | Argentina:115 min | West Germany:104 min
Country : USA
Company : Paramount Pictures