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Sunset Boulevard. They just don’t make them like this anymore ….

Set among the decaying ruins of Hollywood splendour days gone by. It’s a very dark film with just the right hint of black humor. Can you name the film? The female lead was a former silent film actress. This was considered to be a breakthrough film for her male co-star who was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal. Can you name the two leads? Play Guess the Actors on our blog Diamond Rings and Other Things. Diamond rings and jewellery from Toronto Canada.:

Set among the decaying ruins of Hollywood’s splendour days gone by, Sunset Boulevard film is a great place to start if you are new to the film-noir genre. It’s still quite a popular film, not surprisingly it has withstood the test of time. It’s a very dark film with just the right touch of black humour. Billy Wilder directed the film, Gloria Swanson who was a silent film actress stars along with William Holden. This was considered to be a breakthrough film for her male co-star who was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal and a comeback for Swanson.

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