Good Movies of 1950
Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond
Sunset Boulevard - Starring William Holden as the gigolo writer and Gloria Swanson as the faded silent movie the film becomes one of the top 10 classics of all time. Directed and written by Billy Wilder also starring Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson, Fred Clark, Lloyd Gough, Jack Webb and Cecil B. DeMille and Hedda Hopper as themselves. A special cameo by leading silent film figure Buster Keaton. Sunset Boulevard the Movie
The Asphalt Jungle - Classic film noir directed by John Huston about a gang planning a jewel heist. Starring Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Sam Jaffe and newcomer Marilyn Monroe. The Asphalt Jungle Review
Born Yesterday Trailer
Born Yesterday -Classic Judy Holliday wins Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal of the dizzy blonde wife of big shot Broderick Crawford as she falls for milquetoast accountant William Holden. Born Yesterday the Movie
New Movies 1950
Top Box Office 1950
King Solomon's Mines Trailer
Entertainment News 1950
The success of "Cinderella" brings Walt Disney Productions out from under where they had been languishing since their last animated full length movie Bambi In 1942. The animation is said to be the bridge between the old classic process use in of Snow White and the newer more efficient process of the many titles of the 1950s. Cinderella 1950
Elizabeth Taylor 's 1st marriage! To Conrad Hilton, Jr. of the Hilton Hotel family. It lasts only a few months before the 18 year old realizes she made a mistake as the man turned out to be a mean drunk. She said of the wedding, “When I had to swear in front of the archbishop to be a good wife and all that stuff, I had my fingers crossed behind my back because I didn't’t know if I could be a good wife.” Liz Taylor and the First marriage
The advent of the reasonably priced Kodak's Eastman 35mm tri-pack color film causes the production of movies in co lour now increases rapidly
Academy Awards 1950
All About Eve - The story of the trials of an aging Hollywood star won Best Picture of the year plus 13 more Academy Awards which was not matched until the James Cameron 1997 film, Titanic. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and Starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm, Thelma Ritter and Marilyn Monroe's first part. All About Eve the Movie
Picture: "ALL ABOUT EVE", "Born Yesterday", "Father of the Bride", "King Solomon's Mines", "Sunset Boulevard"
Actor: JOSE FERRER in "Cyrano de Bergerac", Louis Calhern in "The Magnificent Yankee", William Holden in "Sunset Boulevard", James Stewart in "Harvey", Spencer Tracy in "Father of the Bride"
Actress: JUDY HOLLIDAY in "Born Yesterday", Anne Baxter in "All About Eve", Bette Davis in "All About Eve", Eleanor Parker in "Caged", Gloria Swanson in "Sunset Boulevard"
Supporting Actor: GEORGE SANDERS in "All About Eve", Jeff Chandler in "Broken Arrow", Edmund Gwenn in "Mister 880", Sam Jaffe in "The Asphalt Jungle", Erich von Stroheim in "Sunset Boulevard"
Supporting Actress: JOSEPHINE HULL in "Harvey", Hope Emerson in "Caged", Celeste Holm in "All About Eve", Nancy Olson in "Sunset Boulevard", Thelma Ritter in "All About Eve"
Director: JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ for "All About Eve", George Cukor for "Born Yesterday", John Huston for "The Asphalt Jungle", Carol Reed for "The Third Man", Billy Wilder for "Sunset Boulevard"
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