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Sunset Boulevard [videorecording] / a Paramount picture ; written by Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, D.M. Marshmann, Jr. ; produced by Charles Brackett ; directed by Billy Wilder.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library DVD SUN 000158790 Video Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (110 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Hollywood, California] : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
Special features: Sunset Boulevard : the beginning; The noir side of Sunset Boulevard ; Sunset Boulevard becomes a classic ; Two sides of Ms. Swanson ; Stories of Sunset Boulevard ; Mad about the boy: a portrait of William Holden ; Recording Sunset Boulevard ; The city of Sunset Boulevard ; Morgue prologue script pages ; The score of Sunset Boulevard ; Behind the gates: the lot ; Hollywood location map ; Paramount in the '50s: Retrospective featurette ; Edith Head: the Paramount years ; original theatrical trailer ; galleries; commentary by Ed Sikov.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. Feature film (110 min.) -- disc 2. Special features (141 min.).
Restrictions on Access Note:
For private home use only.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, John F. Seitz ; editor, Arthur Schmidt ; music score, Franz Waxman.
Participant or Performer Note:
William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson, Fred Clark, Lloyd Gough, Jack Webb, Cecil B. DeMille, Hedda Hopper, Buster Keaton.
Summary, etc.:
The story of an aging film queen who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; full screen; Dolby digital mono.
Language Note:
In English or dubbed French or Spanish with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned in English.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 1951: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White ; Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture ; Best Writing, Story and Screenplay
National Film Registry selection, 1989
Subject: Actresses > Drama.
Ageism > United States > Drama.
Motion picture industry > Drama.
Actresses.
Ageism.
Motion picture industry.
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) > Drama.
California > Los Angeles > Hollywood.
United States.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Feature films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film noir.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Film noir.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.