Sunset Boulevard [electronic resource].
By: Wilder, Billy.
Contributor(s): Meyers, Jeffrey.Material type: BookPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1999Description: 1 online resource (148 p.).ISBN: 9780520922839 (electronic bk.); 0520922832 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sunset Blvd. (Motion picture) | PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism | PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / General | Sunset Blvd. (Motion picture)Genre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 791.43/72 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Cover; SUNSET BOULEVARD; Title; Copyright; INTRODUCTlON TO SUNSET BOULEVARD; SUNSET BOULEVARD; SUNSET BOULEVARD: SEQUENCE "A"; SUNSET BOULEVARD: SEQUENCE "B"; SUNSET BOULEVARD: SEQUENCE "C"; SUNSET BOULEVARD: SEQUENCE "D"; SUNSET BOULEVARD: SEQUENCE "E."
Sunset Boulevard (1950) is one of the most famous films in the history of Hollywood, and perhaps no film better represents Hollywood's vision of itself. Billy Wilder collaborated on the screenplay with the very able Charles Brackett, and with D.M. Marshman Jr., who later joined the team. Together they created a film both allusive and literate, with Hollywood's worst excesses and neuroses laid out for all to see. After viewing Sunset Boulevard Louis B. Mayer exclaimed: "We should throw this Wilder out of town!" The New York Times, however, gave the movie a rave review, praising "that rare blen.
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