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SUNSET BLVD. Shimmers on Blu-ray, with Stunning Detail in Every Close Up Worthy of Mr. Demille

Who can forget Gloria Swanson sneering at the camera and uttering those immortal lines, “I’m ready for my close up, Mr. Demille”? Pretty much no one. Now the seminal classic, a staple of Hollywood and of film noir, Billy Wilder’s iconic SUNSET BLVD. is available on Blu-ray! To celebrate this occasion, we have some very big clips, clips as big as the diva herself.

I Am Big… It’s The Picture That Got Small

Discussion of the mansion and pool featured in the film

Having gone under a brilliant restoration from Warner Bros.,  SUNSET BLVD. will be available to buy on Blu-ray disc tomorrow! And in high definition, everything, including the pictures, are big.

The SUNSET BOULEVARD Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English Mono Dolby TrueHD, French Mono Dolby Digital, Spanish Mono Dolby Digital, Portuguese Mono Dolby Digital and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles.  Disc contents are as follows:

  • Commentary by Ed Sikov, author of On Sunset Blvd: The Life and Times of
    Billy Wilder
  • Sunset Boulevard: The Beginning
  • Sunset Boulevard: A Look Back
  • The Noir Side of Sunset Boulevard
  • Sunset Boulevard Becomes a Classic
  • Two Sides of Ms. Swanson
  • Stories of Sunset Boulevard
  • Mad About the Boy: A Portrait of William Holden
  • Recording Sunset Boulevard
  • The City of Sunset Boulevard
  • Franz Waxman and the Music of Sunset Boulevard
  • Morgue Prologue Script Pages
  • Deleted Scene—“The Paramount-Don’t-Want-Me Blues” (HD)
  • Hollywood Location Map
  • Behind the Gates: The Lot
  • Edith Head: The Paramount Years
  • Paramount in the ‘50s
  • Galleries:
    • Production
    • The Movie
    • Publicity
  • Theatrical Trailer (HD)


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