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Laura (1944)

The chattiest, dreamiest, and wittiest of noir mysteries, Otto Preminger’s Laura begins with a murder and a romance—cool cop Dana Andrews falls for the dead woman, personified by… 66 more words

Mystery

leave her to heaven

leave her to heaven, 1945 (dir. john m. stahl, starring: gene tierney, cornel wilde)

leave her to heaven is part melodrama and part noir.  the subject matter and acting definitely make it a noir film.   349 more words

Film

CLEOPATRA PART III: Pinewood, the tracheotomy and the Oscar- at last.

Elizabeth Taylor and husband Eddie Fisher arriving at the Academy Awards Ceremony, 1961.

As mentioned before, filming of “Cleopatra” was to be done abroad for taxes purposes and Fox found no better place than Pinewood Studios in England (they had considered Cinettita in the first place but the Studio was afraid to be robbed by the Italian crew members) The weather, of course, was incompatible with both the diva and the sets. 1,090 more words

Cleopatra

In the sunset of the world: The Egyptian (Michael Curtiz, 1954)

More than many other historical eras, Ancient Egypt has a wide-reaching appeal. Who doesn’t find it intriguing in some way? Odd, then, that it should have so rarely been brought to life on the big screen. 698 more words

1950s

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Mr. Coombe: In my opinion, you are the most obstinate young woman I have ever met!

Lucy Muir: Thank you, Mr. Coombe. I’ve always wanted to be considered obstinate! 365 more words

Movie