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Blind Spot Series: Laura (1944)

When advertising executive Laura Hunt (Gene Tierney) is murdered shortly before her wedding day, police detective Mark McPherson (Dana Andrews) must figure out who’s responsible. Among the suspects are her fiance, Shelby Carpenter (Vincent Price), a man with a shady past and possibly a shady present as well; her aunt, Ann Treadwell (Judith Anderson), whose house Carpenter frequents; and columnist Waldo Lydecker (Clifton Webb), who acted as a sort of Pygmalion to Laura and was fiercely possessive. 461 more words

Film

The Ghost and Mrs.Muir (1947)

Set on the British coast at the turn of the 20th century, this romantic ghost story is a must watch for fans of the romance genre. 583 more words

Romance

Fall in Love with LAURA (20th Century Fox 1944)

If you’re like me, you’ve probably watched LAURA more than once. It’s one of the top film noirs, indeed one of the top films period of the 1940’s. 686 more words

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Fall in Love with LAURA (20th Century Fox 1944)

If you’re like me, you’ve probably watched LAURA more than once. It’s one of the top film noirs, indeed one of the top films period of the 1940’s. 686 more words

Cracked Rear Viewer

How I fell in love with Vera Caspary's Laura

I always thought film adaptions of novels are horrible (mostly, some of them, are horrible), especially when they are adapting my favourite novels. The argument that the books are better than the films will not be indulged here, so don’t worry, I’m gonna spare you the torture. 644 more words

Saturday Afternoon Fever - Laura (1944)

If you were to pick one element from the mystery genre, regardless of era, which would you say is most integral to success? Is it the cynical detective? 655 more words

Reviews

Book vs. Film Wars ~ Laura

Another installment in the blog battle between a classic book and the film it spawned.

I consider “classic film fan” as much a part of my description as my height and eye color. 3,096 more words

1930s