Sunset Boulevard Classic Cinema series Directed by Billy Wilder. With William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson. A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.
The Maltese Falcon, film noir directed by John Huston in his directorial debut. Huston's screenplay was based on the novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett. Stars Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, and Sydney Greenstreet.