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Sunset Boulevard and The Loved One (More)

Another classic film blogger has posted an article noting, inter alia, the debt owed by Billy Wilder’s 1956 film Sunset Boulevard to Waugh’s novel The Loved One. (See previous posts.):The British author’s satirical The Loved One was published in 1948, after Waugh had … Continue reading

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Billy Wilder, Sunset Blvd, and The Loved One

An article posted on the MyInform.com news blog reviews the history of the classic 1950 Hollywood film Sunset Boulevard, written and directed by Billy Wilder. The author of the article, which appears to be generally well written and researched, is identified … Continue reading

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Sunset Boulevard’s debt to The Loved One

Thanks to Steve Sailer for drawing to our attention his article in Taki’s Magazine about how much Billy Wilder’s classic 1950 movie Sunset Boulevard is derived from Waugh’s The Loved One, which Wilder had tried to get the movie studio … Continue reading

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