Queen Kelly (1929)
Someone mentions this film.
Lynch re-stages and quotes the dialog from a scene of this film, which is also the sequence show in Wilder's Sunset Blvd.
The movie that Joe and Norma watch in the private screening room is this movie, which had not yet been released. It was directed by Erich von Stroheim, who plays the butler.
Closeup of Swanson bathed in light
The film is identified on screen and clips are shown.
Scenes from this film are shown.
A still can be seen
Clips shown to illustrate points