Passed | | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
The famous theme song David Raksin was written especially for the film, Laura, according to Rudy Behlmer who does the commentary on the DVD.
I shall never forget the weekend Laura died. A silver sun burned through the sky like a huge magnifying glass. It was the hottest Sunday in my recollection. I felt as if I were the only human being left in New York. For with Laura's horrible death, ...
When McPherson arrives to question Lydecker, he hears the fancy clock begin to chime. However, when he looks at the clock, you can see the hands have already advanced about two minutes.
A scene cut from the theatrical version after its initial release was restored to the film in 1990. In it, Waldo Lydecker described how he transformed Laura's appearance and introduced her to high society. The studio worried that this obsession with decadent luxury would be offensive to WWII soldiers serving overseas, so the scene was deleted.
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