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An aging silent film queen refuses to accept that her stardom has ended. She hires a young screenwriter to help set up her movie comeback. The screenwriter believes he can manipulate her, but he soon finds out he is wrong. The screenwriter's ambivalence about their relationship and her unwillingness to let go leads to a situation of violence, madness, and death.

Directed By

Billy Wilder

Written By

Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder


William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim

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