Sunset Boulevard (movie)

1950 film by Billy Wilder

Sunset Boulevard is a movie made in 1950. It featured Gloria Swanson as a fading silent screen star, Erich von Stroheim as her butler, and William Holden as a screenwriter who makes friends with her. The film was nominated for eleven Academy Awards and won three.

Andrew Lloyd Webber created a musical of it in 1993. Patti LuPone was the first starring actress, later followed by Glenn Close, Betty Buckley, and Elaine Paige.