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    Sunset Boulevard (Paramount, 1950). British Quad (30" X 40").
    With Sunset Boulevard, director Billy Wilder brought to the screen a dark vision of Tinseltown that is considered by many to be one of the greatest films ever made. Featuring phenomenal performances by Gloria Swanson and William Holden, Sunset Boulevard brought home three Academy Awards, and was nominated for eleven. The picture presented the role of a lifetime for Swanson, who portrays a washed up and aging silent screen star that has latched onto a failing screenwriter, played by William Holden. What unfolds is a brutal Hollywood caricature that has landed the film on numerous "best of" lists, including the 100 Best American Films of the 20th Century by the American Film Institute. Collectors will be delighted to see this rare, original release British quad making its Heritage debut. The maniacal Swanson holds court as Holden, Nancy Olson and Erich von Stroheim do their best to dodge her wrath. There has been touchup to the folds, a small tear in the bottom border, pinholes in the corners, and a chip in the top left border. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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