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Wednesday Evening Film Series at the Historic Elsinore Theater in #SalemOR – TONIGHT!


(Otto Preminger, USA, 1944)

March 11 at 7:00 pm

Graced with a haunting musical theme, a first-rate cast, and a famously intriguing mystery, Laura was nominated for five Academy Awards.  A detective (Dana Andrews) conducts a police investigation of a murdered woman (Gene Tierney), whose painted portrait becomes a fixation for him, while the picture of her related by others –– in a series of flashbacks –– only increases her allure and his fascination.  Oscar-winning cinematography.  With Clifton Webb, Vincent Price, Judith Anderson (Rebecca).  Restored.  87 minutes.

“Classic mystery with gorgeous Tierney subject of murder plot… Fascinating, witty, classic, with Webb a standout … and Price in his finest non-horror performance .”  ––Leonard Maltin

“Stylish 1944 noir.  [Most] compelling is the gallery of personalities Preminger gives us and the gorgeous reverence with which [he] and his collaborators shoot the film’s alluring femme fatale.”  ––Time Out

“Everybody’s favorite chic murder mystery.”   ––Pauline Kael, The New Yorker

Historic Elsinore Theatre 

170 High St SE, Salem OR 97301

All films at the Historic Elsinore Theatre.  Box office and doors open at 6:00 pm, movies begin at 7 pm.



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