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Clifton Webb sternly addresses attentive Gene Tierney.
Clifton Webb sternly addresses attentive Gene Tierney.

Thumbnail for Laura (1944) Laura (1944)

Basics Critics:83Viewers:74Rusty:78
Category: Crime, Drama, Mystery/Noir/Thriller, RomanceNotable as: Film noirSub-Category: crime film, mystery film, drama film, flashback film, film noir, film adaptationNarrative location: New York CityRuntime: 84 - 88 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Otto PremingerScreenwriter: Jay Dratler, Samuel Hoffenstein, Ring Lardner, Vera CasparyBased on: LauraMusic: David RaksinCinematography: Lucien Ballard, Joseph LaShelleStars: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price, Judith Anderson, Grant Mitchell, Dorothy Adams, John Dexter, Ralph Dunn, Clyde Fillmore Producer: Otto PremingerStudio: 20th Century FoxAwards won: Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (Joseph LaShelle)
National Film Registry
Award nominations: Academy Award for Best Art Direction, Black and White (Leland Fuller)
Academy Award for Best Director (Otto Preminger)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (Clifton Webb)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Jay Dratler, Samuel Hoffenstein)
Award details: (details at IMDb)

Laura is a 1944 American film noir produced and directed by Otto Preminger. It stars Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, and Clifton Webb along with Vincent Price and Judith Anderson. The screenplay by Jay Dratler, Samuel Hoffenstein, and Betty Reinhardt is based on the 1943 novel of the same title by Vera Caspary.

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