Lions, Towers & Shields #35 September 9, 2021
Everybody Luvs “Laura”

Aspirational Spaces

All this fuss over one lady in a painting. Laura! Loads of men want her, she has a song that’s quite memorable, and everyone in this movie talks about her constantly. Otto Preminger directs Gene Tierney, Vincent Price, Dana Andrews, and Clifton Webb. It’s a great cast, and the film comes just as we’re entering the film noir era. But it’s far too pretty to be noir.

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The Movie: review/commentary on a single classic film

Next time, we’ll watch Nightmare Alley (1947)

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