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Detective and mystery films
|Named Person:||Vera Caspary|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Otto Preminger; Gene Tierney; Vincent Price; Clifton Webb; Dana Andrews; Jay Dratler; Samuel Hoffenstein; Betty Reinhardt; Joseph La Shelle; David Raksin; Vera Caspary; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
|Language Note:||Closed-captioned with English and Spanish language tracks and subtitles.|
|Notes:||Adapted from the novel by Vera Caspary.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1944.
|Credits:||Cinematographer, Joseph LaShelle ; editor, Louis R. Loeffler ; music, David Raksin.|
|Cast:||Vincent Price, Clifton Webb, Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Judith Anderson.|
|Target Audience:||Not rated.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD (NTSC, region 1); aspect ratio 1.33:1; Dolby Digital stereo and mono; Dual layer.|
|Contents:||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 --
|Series Title:||Fox film noir, 1.|
|Other Titles:||Laura (Motion picture)
|Responsibility:||20th Century Fox presents ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger ; screenplay by Jay Dratler and Samuel Hoffenstein and Betty Reinhardt.|
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A beautiful young woman named Laura is found murdered shortly before her wedding to a dashing young playboy. Stirred by her portrait and adoring descriptions by her admirers, the detective assigned to her case finds that he is strangely under Laura's spell.
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- Caspary, Vera, -- 1899-1987 -- Film adaptations.
- Murder -- Investigation -- Drama.
- Man-woman relationships -- Drama.