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.
On this date sixty years ago, Billy Wilder shot the iconic scene of Marilyn Monroe standing over a New York subway grate in her white dress for his comedy "The Seven Year Itch." Photo by courtesy Matty Zimmerman/AP.