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The Resource Sunset Boulevard, a Paramount Picture ; producer, Charles Brackett ; writers, Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder and D.M. Marshman, Jr. ; director, Billy Wilder, (videorecording)

Sunset Boulevard, a Paramount Picture ; 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
a Paramount Picture ; producer, Charles Brackett ; writers, Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder and D.M. Marshman, Jr. ; director, Billy Wilder
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Norma Desmond is an aging silent film queen. Joe Gillis is a struggling screenwriter who is held in thrall by her madness. From the unforgettable opening sequence through the inevitable unfolding of tragic destiny, this film is the definitive statement on the dark and desperate side of Hollywood
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
  • Closed-captioned
  • English and French language tracks ; subtitles in English
PerformerNote
William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich Von Stroheim, Nancy Olsen, Fred Clark, Lloyd Gough, Jack Webb, Cecil B. DeMille, Hedda Hopper, Buster Keaton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-1981
  • 1897-1983
  • 1885-1957
  • 1928-
  • 1914-1968
  • 1881-1959
  • 1885-1966
  • 1906-2002
  • 1892-1969
  • 1922-2015
  • 1892-1979
  • 1894-1968
  • 1906-1967
  • 1920-1982
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Holden, William
  • Swanson, Gloria
  • Von Stroheim, Erich
  • Olson, Nancy
  • Clark, Fred
  • Gough, Lloyd
  • DeMille, Cecil B.
  • Hopper, Hedda
  • Wilder, Billy
  • Brackett, Charles
  • Marshman, D. M.
  • Seitz, John F.
  • Harrison, Doane
  • Schmidt, Arthur
  • Waxman, Franz
  • Head, Edith
  • Webb, Jack
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
110
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion picture industry
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Sunset Boulevard, a Paramount Picture ; 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" ; a 28 min. documentary, Sunset Blvd., a look back (c2002) ; 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
ocm51102995
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
  • (Sirsi) 647591
  • 644977
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sunset Boulevard, a Paramount Picture ; 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" ; a 28 min. documentary, Sunset Blvd., a look back (c2002) ; 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
ocm51102995
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
  • (Sirsi) 647591
  • 644977
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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