Doane Harrison Arthur Schmidt. She went on to star in The Absent-Minded Professor and Son of Flubber , in which she was paired with Fred MacMurray , but despite the films' popularity with movie-goers, her career stalled. He received an Honorary Oscar for Lifetime Achievement in

She plans to play the role herself in a return to the screen. Lincoln Blvd.

The film stars William Holden as Joe Gillis, an unsuccessful screenwriter , and Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond, a faded silent-film star who draws him into her fantasy world, where she dreams of making a triumphant return to the screen. Joe visits his friend Artie Green to ask about staying at his place. Screenwriters in the American Cinema, —