Treasures from the Yale Film Archive: Sunset Blvd.

Event time: 
Friday, April 14, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Humanities Quadrangle (HQ) See map
320 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Sunset Blvd. (Billy Wilder, 1950, 110 mins)
New print! A hack screenwriter hides out at a fading film star’s decaying compound in a black comedy that Andrew Sarris called “the best Hollywood movie ever made about Hollywood”. Stellar performances by Gloria Swanson, William Holden, and Erich von Stroheim earned them three of the film’s eleven Oscar nominations. Special thanks to Paramount Pictures Corporation.

Presented in 35mm by the Yale Film Archive with support from Paul L. Joskow ’70 M.Phil., ’72 Ph.D.

In keeping with Yale’s COVID-19 prevention policies, all attendees must be asymptomatic and fully vaccinated (including boosters when eligible) and should be prepared to show proof of vaccination. Masks are recommended