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Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

A Hollywood Story
Aug 10, 1950 1h 50m
8.4
1425 votes

Synopsis

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Title Sunset Boulevard
Companies Paramount
Countries United States of America
Keywords new year's eve, screenwriter, jealousy, butler, loss of sense of reality, diva, delusion, noir, breaking the fourth wall, hollywood, los angeles, california, madness, aging actor, has been, silent film star, grandiose behavior, kept man, movie studio
Gloria Swanson

Gloria Swanson

Norma Desmond
Erich von Stroheim

Erich von Stroheim

Max von Mayerling
Nancy Olson

Nancy Olson

Betty Schaefer
Fred Clark

Fred Clark

Sheldrake
Jack Webb

Jack Webb

Artie Green
Larry J. Blake

Larry J. Blake

1st Finance Man
Charles Dayton

Charles Dayton

2nd Finance Man
Cecil B. DeMille

Cecil B. DeMille

Cecil B. DeMille
Hedda Hopper

Hedda Hopper

Hedda Hopper
Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton
Anna Q. Nilsson

Anna Q. Nilsson

Anna Q. Nilsson
H.B. Warner

H.B. Warner

H.B. Warner
Ray Evans

Ray Evans

Ray Evans
Jay Livingston

Jay Livingston

Jay Livingston
Fred Aldrich

Fred Aldrich

Cop Who Drags Joe's Body from Pool
Joel Allen

Joel Allen

Prop Man #2
Edward Biby

Edward Biby

Restaurant Patron
Danny Borzage

Danny Borzage

Accordionist
Ken Christy

Ken Christy

Homicide Captain
Ruth Clifford

Ruth Clifford

Sheldrake's Secretary
John Cortay

John Cortay

Young Gate Guard Mac at Paramount Studios
Archie R. Dalzell

Archie R. Dalzell

Camera Operator
Eddie Dew

Eddie Dew

Assistant Coroner
Al Ferguson

Al Ferguson

Phone Standby
Gerry Ganzer

Gerry Ganzer

Betty's Roommate Connie
Kenneth Gibson

Kenneth Gibson

Salesman at Men's Shop
Creighton Hale

Creighton Hale

Creighton Hale
Chuck Hamilton

Chuck Hamilton

Grip on DeMille Set
Len Hendry

Len Hendry

Police Sergeant
Stan Johnson

Stan Johnson

First Assistant Director
Tiny Jones

Tiny Jones

Little Woman Outside Paramount Gate
Howard Joslin

Howard Joslin

Police Lieutenant
Arthur Lane

Arthur Lane

Camera Operator
Perc Launders

Perc Launders

Violinist at Norma's New Year's Eve Party
Harold Miller

Harold Miller

Man on Golf Course
Howard Negley

Howard Negley

Police Captain
John "Skins" Miller

John "Skins" Miller

Hog-Eye Electrician
Lee Miller

Lee Miller

Dancing Party Guest / Paramount Studio Employee
Eva Novak

Eva Novak

Courtier
Robert Emmett O'Connor

Robert Emmett O'Connor

Older Paramount Gate Guard Jonesy
Sidney Skolsky

Sidney Skolsky

Sidney Skolsky
Archie Twitchell

Archie Twitchell

Salesman at Men's Shop
Yvette Vickers

Yvette Vickers

Giggling Girl on Phone at Party
Edward Wahrman

Edward Wahrman

Camera Assistant
Henry Wilcoxon

Henry Wilcoxon

Actor on DeMille's 'Samson & Delilah' Set
Sanford E. Greenwald

Sanford E. Greenwald

Newsreel Cameraman
James Hawley

James Hawley

Camera Assistant
Bill Sheehan

Bill Sheehan

Second Assistant Director
Roy Thompson

Roy Thompson

Rudy, Shoeshine Boy