Monday, June 7, 2010

Movie Club - June 2010

This months movie is the film noir classic "Laura" staring Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Vincent Price and Clifton Webb. Released in 1944, it is based on the book of the same title. It was nominated for 5 Academy Awards, (Bestr Supporting Actor, Best Director, Best Black and White Art Direction and Interior Decoration, Best Adapted Screenplay) and won for Best Black and White Cinematography.  As it is a murder mystery, I dont want to give even a snippet of the plot away here - you will have to watch it with us to find out more !!! :o)

We will be enjoying this one on the 17th June, please enjoy it with us and leave your review here !!

From Wikipedia:
"In 1999, Laura was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". In 2005, the American Film Institute ranked its score #7 in AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores, and in 2008, they named it the fourth best film in the mystery genre in AFI's 10 Top 10."


  1. I'll try to track down a copy. Looks great! I leave for Japan that night so I'll have to watch it a bit ahead of time.

  2. Cant wait to hear what you think of it Camilla - and do have a wonderful time in Japan !! Sounds very exotic and exciting !!! Much love XX

  3. Great choice. I love this movie and Gene Tierney. xx

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