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MOVIE: Laura (1944)

Screenplay by Jay Dratler, Samuel Hoffenstein, Ring Ladner Jr., Elizabeth Reinhardt

Directed by Otto Preminger

Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price, Judith Anderson


Who murdered Laura Hunt? (Tierney)

Was it her best friend and lifestyle advisor, columnist Waldo Lydecker (Webb)? Was it her fiance the mild-mannered Shelby Carpenter (Price)? Or was it Ann Treadwell ( Anderson), the woman who wants Carpenter to herself?

detective Mark McPherson (Andrews) ponders these questions over a long weekend. While sitting in Laura’s apartment he tries to put the clues together.

Then, guess who walks through the door?