Film Details



LAURA
Release Date: Nov 1944
Duration (in mins): 87-88
Cast:
Gene Tierney (Laura Hunt)
Dana Andrews (Detective Mark McPherson)
Clifton Webb (Waldo Lydecker)
Vincent Price (Shelby Carpenter)
Judith Anderson (Ann Treadwell)
Director:
Otto Preminger (Dir)
Tom Dudley (Asst dir)
Writer:
Jay Dratler (Scr)
Samuel Hoffenstein (Scr)
Producer:
Otto Preminger (Prod)
Distribution
Company:
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Production
Company:
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Summary:
While investigating the brutal murder of Laura Hunt, New York police lieutenant Mark McPherson calls on erudite columnist Waldo Lydecker, a close friend of the dead woman. Waldo knows of Mark from his heroic battles with gangsters, and Mark points out that Waldo once wrote a story about a murder committed with a shotgun loaded with buckshot--the very way that Laura was killed. Claiming to be intrigued by crime, Waldo asks to accompany Mark on his investigation, and the two men call on Laura's a...