Film review by Jason Day of Sunset Boulevard, the classic Hollywood film noir about a failed screenwriter and his tangled relationship with a reclusive former star of silent movies. Starring William Holden and Gloria Swanson. Directed by Billy Wilder.
Film review of the silent movie epic directed by Erich von Stroheim starring Zasu Pitts as a woman who wins a small fortune on a lottery and whose life with her simple minded dentist husband McTeague (Gibson Gowland) and former beau Marcus (Jean Hersholt) descends into miserly obsession, madness and murder as she tries to retain every single cent of her winnings.
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Director: Erich von Stroheim. MGM, 239 minutes. (PG)