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BOULEVARD! A HOLLYWOOD STORY (Filmmaker guests)
July 23 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
When Gloria Swanson, the iconic star of Sunset Boulevard, saw an opportunity to parlay her silent film glory into a new phase of her career, she began to envision a musical stage adaptation of her most famous film.
Enter, Dickson Hughes and Richard Stapley, two struggling songwriters (and romantic couple) looking for their big break. The men find themselves whisked away by Swanson to a sumptuous house in Palm Springs, where the trio set to creating the musical from the ground up. As the days wear on, a triangle begins to take hold that goes beyond mere creative partnership.
From the dark alleys of L.A. to the desert nirvana of Palm Springs to the posh New York theater world, BOULEVARD! A HOLLYWOOD STORY is the tale of three individuals who attempt to share a melody with all those people out there in the dark…and how the music of that moment defined the rest of their lives.
DIRECTOR: JEFFREY SCHWARZ
PRODUCERS: JEFFREY SCHWARZ, JOHN BOCCARDO
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: ALAN EICHLER, GERALD HERMAN, SCOTT SIGMAN
CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: PAUL MARCARELLI
CO-PRODUCERS: AIMÉE FLAHERTY, TAKI OLDHAM
CONSULTING PRODUCER: JEFF WOLK
ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS: ADAM BARAN, ELIJAH DRENNER, JAMES C. HORMEL, LARRY SPITLER
EDITOR: JEFFREY SCHWARZ
CINEMATOGRAPHERS: DOUG HOSDALE, MATT MAY
MUSIC MIRIAM CUTLER
ANIMATION ART: MAURICE VELLEKOOP
TITLES & GRAPHIC DESIGN: GRANT NELLESSEN
CAST: ROBERT OSBORNE, BROOKE ANDERSON, CARI BEAUCHAMP, DAVID DEL VALLE, STEPHEN MICHAEL SHEARER, STEPHEN BOCK, ALAN EICHLER, CHANDLER WARREN, MARK SALTZMAN, LAURIE FRANKS, RICHARD LEIBELL, LUKE YANKEE, DERRIK LEWIS, RICHARD WUERTH, STEVE HAYES
Genre: Documentary Run Time: 86' Country: USA Language: English Premiere: Palm Springs Website: BOULEVARDMOVIE.COM Distributor: Automat Pictures