Gloria Swanson – American Film Institute
Sunset Blvd. Film Still - Gloria Swanson

SUNSET BLVD. (1950) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Billy Wilder and starring William Holden – named by AFI among the greatest screen legends – and Gloria Swanson, SUNSET BLVD. (1950) is the quintessential LA film noir enshrined not only as a definitively dark encapsulation of the City of Angels, but also across the American Film Institute’s...
Sunset Blvd. Film Still - Gloria Swanson

AFI Movie Club: SUNSET BLVD.

SUNSET BLVD. is celebrating its 70th anniversary this month! The quintessential LA film noir is ranked #16 on AFI’s list of the 100 greatest movies of all time. AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Billy Wilder directed the movie, and Gloria Swanson’s iconic lines “All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up” and “I am…
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