Actresses playing actresses in film – ranked! | The Guardian

On the 70th anniversary of Sunset Boulevard, in which Gloria Swanson plays terrifying silver screen star Norma Desmond, we look at the greatest interpretations of actresses by actressesA classic role of elegant, sophisticated malice and brazen wrongdoing for Marlene Dietrich as Charlotte Inwood, a fashionable star of the West End musical stage who appears to have murdered her husband, and is planning to frame her lover Jonathan, an actor whom she is cynically using. But a sweet-natured, struggling young actress called Eve is falling in love with Jonathan, and wants to help him. Using her acting skills, she poses as a maid and insinuates herself into the employ of smoky-voiced Charlotte, to spy on her. Continue reading…

On the 70th anniversary of Sunset Boulevard, in which Gloria Swanson plays terrifying silver screen star Norma Desmond, we look at the greatest interpretations of actresses by actresses

A classic role of elegant, sophisticated malice and brazen wrongdoing for Marlene Dietrich as Charlotte Inwood, a fashionable star of the West End musical stage who appears to have murdered her husband, and is planning to frame her lover Jonathan, an actor whom she is cynically using. But a sweet-natured, struggling young actress called Eve is falling in love with Jonathan, and wants to help him. Using her acting skills, she poses as a maid and insinuates herself into the employ of smoky-voiced Charlotte, to spy on her.

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