Starring William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson, Fred Clark and Lloyd Gough, "Sunset Blvd." (also known as "Can of Beans, A", "Boulevard der Dämmerung", "Sunset Boulevard") is a Drama/Film-noir film directed by Billy Wilder, released in the USA on August 04 of 1950.
This is it .. the most compelling dramatic story ever unfolded on the screen .. a tale of heartache and tragedy ..love and ambition .. told against the fabulous background of Hollywood.
Who is the director of "Sunset Blvd.":
Sunset Blvd. was directed by Billy Wilder, a writer, director, and producer.
Before Sunset Blvd., Billy Wilder had directed A Foreign Affair, released in 1948, The Emperor Waltz (1948), The Lost Weekend (1945), Double Indemnity (1944), Five Graves to Cairo (1943), and The Major and the Minor (1942). Since, he directed Ace in the Hole, released in 1951, Stalag 17 (1953), Sabrina (1954), The Seven Year Itch (1955), The Spirit of St. Louis (1957), and Love in the Afternoon (1957).
When was "Sunset Blvd." released:
Sunset Blvd. was first released in the United States on Friday, August 04, 1950. Also released on this day were The Admiral Was a Lady (dir. Albert S. Rogell) and Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (dir. Gordon Douglas). This was sixty-nine (69) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, August 17, 1950 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, December 13, 1950 in France; Saturday, April 07, 1951 in Germany; Thursday, March 29, 1951 in Italy and on Friday, October 05, 1951 in Japan.
What is the casting of "Sunset Blvd.":
At the casting of Sunset Blvd. we find William Holden, previously seen in Father Is a Bachelor (1950) and Dear Wife (1949); Gloria Swanson (Tonight or Never (1931), The Trespasser (1929)); Erich von Stroheim (The Mask of Diijon (1946), The Great Flamarion (1945)) [ more... ]
- Franklyn Farnum, Cecil B. DeMille and H.B. Warner also appeared together in The Ten Commandments, released in 1956.
- William Holden, Nancy Olson and Franklyn Farnum also appeared in Union Station, released in 1950.
- Gloria Swanson, Cecil B. DeMille and Anna Q. Nilsson also worked together in Hollywood, released in 1923.
- William Holden and Franklyn Farnum also appeared in Dear Wife, released in 1949.
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