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    Sunset Boulevard (Paramount, 1950). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    Regarded by many as one of the greatest films ever made, Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard features stand out performances by William Holden and Gloria Swanson. The film was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, and ranks high in the top 100 American films list by AFI. Swanson enjoys the role of a lifetime as aging silent screen siren Norma Desmond in this gripping film noir thriller about madness, obsession, and murder. Holden is Joe Gillis, a desperate screenwriter in 1950 Hollywood who first becomes Desmond's employee, then her lover, and finally her victim. Most of the poster formats for this film share the same graphics, as it's hard to top the image of a seething, maniacal Swanson casting a scorching glare upon young lovers Holden and Nancy Olson, with a knotted film strip displaying the title just below. The poster has two small tears in the bottom border into the credits with archival tape on the verso, a tear in the left border at the fold with archival tape on the verso, a small stain in the bottom border, pinholes in the top red background and borders, and pinpoint crossfold separation. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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