Director: Billy Wilder
Cast includes: Gloria Swanson, ‎Erich von Stroheim, ‎Nancy Olson
Fancy dress welcomed!
1 Hr 55 mins / 1950 / USA

Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond, an aging silent film queen, and William Holden as the struggling writer who is held in thrall by her madness, created two of the screen's most memorable characters in Sunset Boulevard. Winner of three Academy Awards, director Billy Wilder's orchestration of the bizarre tale is a true cinematic classic.

From the unforgettable opening sequence through the inevitable unfolding of tragic destiny, the film is the definitive statement on the dark and desperate side of Hollywood, especially for women of a certain age who can no longer get the parts. Erich von Stroheim as Desmond's discoverer, ex-husband and butler, and Nancy Olson as the bright spot in unrelenting ominousness, are equally celebrated for their masterful performances.

Presented by our very own silver-haired showgirl, Pupin De Vert and includes pre-show Diva inspired activities plus act-along opportunities before the screening.

Dress up if you feel so inclined! Pop in to Dandy Vintage to rent some fancy frocks and snappy suits for the occasion.

Pupin De Vert - woman in 'saucy' tight bodice undergarmentAbout Pupin DeVert: Pupin DeVert (aka Judith VanDepeer, pictured) is Hastings' very own  mistress of all things camp! Fresh from producing and MC-ing her own shows (The Gorgeous Show) Pupin DeVert presents ‘Club Camp’ at The Electric Palace - a regular celebration of all the things silly, shiny and generally over-the-top ever committed to the silver screen.

Club Camp presents interactive screenings. An illustration of a person dressed flamoyantly

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