03 September 2011

"I'm Ready For My Close-Up"

There are a lot of good movies narrated by a dead character, but Sunset Boulevard is one of my favorites and one of the first ones to do this. Sunset Boulevard airs tonight at 8 on TCM. 
Gillis (William Holden): "You're Norma Desmond. You used to be in silent pictures. You used to be big."
Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson): "I am big. It's the pictures that got small."