PALMDALE – The Palmdale Playhouse, located at 38334 10th St. East in Palmdale, will show the 1950 black comedy/drama Sunset Boulevard on Sunday, March 20, in the final installment of the Winter Classic Movie Series.
Doors open at 1 p.m. and the movie begins at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 for general admission and $4 for students with current ID. Attendees who arrive early can enjoy a complimentary dessert and beverage with paid admission.
“If you ever wanted to see a Hollywood film from the golden years presented on the big screen the way it was intended, now’s your chance,” said Palmdale Recreation Supervisor Annie Pagliaro. “With our new state-of-the-art sound and projection system, you’ll get to enjoy this classic movie as it was meant to be shown.”
About Sunset Boulevard
Joe Gillis (William Holden), an unsuccessful screenwriter is drawn into the fantasy world of Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson), a faded silent movie star with dreams of making a triumphant return to the screen. Director Cecil B. DeMille and gossip columnist Hedda Hopper play themselves, and the film includes cameo appearances by leading silent film actors Buster Keaton, H. B. Warner, and Anna Q. Nilsson.
For more information on Palmdale’s Winter Classic Movie Series, call 661-267-5684.
[Information via news release from the city of Palmdale.]