6712 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90028

Saturday, April 6 – 7:30 PM
Show Business Noir Double Feature: New Digital Restoration! SUNSET BOULEVARD, 1950, Paramount, 110 min. Dir. Billy Wilder. Not only the ultimate Hollywood noir, SUNSET BOULEVARD is also one of the greatest films ever made, in Hollywood or anywhere else. Beleaguered screenwriter Joe Gillis (William Holden) is thrown by fate into the clutches of aging silent-screen star Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson) and exploits, for personal gain, her delusional quest for a big-screen comeback. Joe, you should have stuck with the baseball picture. Billy Wilder exerts a master’s control over every aspect of the most memorable movie ever made about the scary, mind-altering power of ... the movies. {DCP}
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3P0Zpe-2og
Archival Print! THE OTHER WOMAN, 1954, 20th Century Fox, 81 min. Dir. Hugo Haas. When megalomaniacal film director Walter Darman (Hugo Haas) fires no-talent actress Sherry Stewart (Cleo Moore) from his latest artistic opus, the shamed sexpot schemes revenge. She drugs Darman, convinces him they’ve shared a night of scandalous debauchery and begins the blackmail. But this is a director with experience at rewriting other people’s scripts… {35mm}

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Added by AmericanCinematheque on April 4, 2013