• Sunset Boulevard

  • Adapted for Radio & Performed in Front of a Live Studio Audience by Many of the Original Film Stars
  • By: Mr Punch Audiobooks
  • Narrated by: Gloria Swanson, William Holden
  • Length: 48 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Mr Punch Presents: Sunset Boulevard, nominated for 11 Academy Awards, Billy Wilder’s brilliant 1950 film is about the flamboyant silent-movie star Norma Desmond played by Gloria Swanson and her pitiful attempt to stage a comeback to the silver screen through her friendship with a young, opportunistic screenwriter, played by William Holden. Re-created for the radio with the original stars in this special radio production.

Hollywood Playhouse is a collection of Oscar-winning films adapted for the radio and performed by many of the original film stars in front of a live studio audience. 

This programme has been remastered and re-edited from the original radio broadcast.

©2021 Mr Punch Audiobooks Ltd. (P)2021 Mr Punch Audiobooks Ltd

Critic Reviews

"These radio dramas were...to become as popular as the movies themselves." (Hollywood Movie Memories)

"A lovely series to add to any film, audio or crime lovers’ collection." (Audio World)

"Hollywood at its worst told by Hollywood at its best." (Time Magazine)

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