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Laura

Author: Otto PremingerJay DratlerSamuel HoffensteinBetty ReinhardtGene TierneyAll authors
Publisher: [Beverly Hills, CA] : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2005]
Series: Fox film noir, 1.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Detective Mark McPherson investigates the killing of Laura, found dead on her apartment floor before the movie starts. McPherson builds a mental picture of the dead girl from the suspects whom he interviews. He is helped by the striking painting of the late lamented Laura hanging on her apartment wall. But who would have wanted to kill a girl with whom every man she met seemed to fall in love? To make matters worse,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Film adaptations
DVDs
Videodiscs
DVD-Video discs
Named Person: Vera Caspary; Vera Caspary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Otto Preminger; Jay Dratler; Samuel Hoffenstein; Betty Reinhardt; Gene Tierney; Dana Andrews; Vincent Price; Clifton Webb; Vera Caspary; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 243567610
Language Note: In English and Spanish with subtitles in English and Spanish; closed captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Adapted from the novel Laura by Vera Caspary.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1944.
Full frame (1.33:1 aspect ratio); dual layer.
Special features: Extended movie version with alternate opening -- Commentary by composer David Raksin and Wesleyan University Film Professor Jeanine Basinger -- Commentary by film historian/author Rudy Behlmer -- Documentaries: "Gene Tierney: a shattered portrait" and "Vincent Price: the versatile villain" as seen on Biography on the A & E Network -- Deleted scene with optional commentary by Rudy Behlmer -- Theatrical trailer.
Credits: Cinematographer, Joseph LaShelle ; editor, Louis R. Loeffler ; music, David Raksin.
Cast: Vincent Price, Clifton Webb, Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Judith Anderson.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital stereo and mono (English), mono (Spanish).
Series Title: Fox film noir, 1.
Other Titles: Gene Tierney: a shattered portrait.
Vincent Price: the versatile villian.
Responsibility: 20th Century Fox presents ; screenplay by Jay Dratler and Samuel Hoffenstein and Betty Reinhardt ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger.

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Detective Mark McPherson investigates the killing of Laura, found dead on her apartment floor before the movie starts. McPherson builds a mental picture of the dead girl from the suspects whom he interviews. He is helped by the striking painting of the late lamented Laura hanging on her apartment wall. But who would have wanted to kill a girl with whom every man she met seemed to fall in love? To make matters worse, McPherson finds himself falling under her spell too. Then one night, halfway through his investigations, something seriously bizarre happens to make him re-think the whole case.

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