Plot – Police officer Mark McPherson is called to investigate the death of Laura, who was shot in the face with a shotgun. Among others, McPherson questions the fine journalist Waldo Lydecker, partner and protector of the victim, and suspects Shelby of murder, a man with a dodgy past that Laura had decided to marry. However Laura reappears, so the homicide victim was not her.
All actors – Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price, Judith Anderson, Grant Mitchell, Dorothy Adams, Terry Adams, Wally Albright, Bobby Barber, Gary Breckner, Harry Cartershow all
“Laura” Quotes 12 quotes
“- Shelby Carpenter: Waldo for your own good, I'm warning you to stop implying that I had anything to do with Laura's death.
- Waldo Lydecker: Very well, I'll stop implying: I'll make a direct statement.”
“I don't know a lot about anything, but I know a little about practically everything.”
“- Det. Lt. Mark McPherson: Were you in love with Laura Hunt, Mr. Lydecker? Was she in love with you?
- Waldo Lydecker: Laura considered me the wisest, the wittiest, the most interesting man she'd ever met.”
“Love is eternal. It has been the strongest motivation for human actions throughout history.”
“Murder is my favorite crime.”
“Love is stronger than life. It reaches beyond the dark.”
“I'm not kind, I'm vicious. It's the secret of my charm.”
“I suspect nobody and everybody.”
“You forced me to give you my word. I never have been and I never will be bound by anything I don't do of my own free will.”
“I can afford him and understand him. He's no good but he's what I want. I'm not a nice person Laura, and neither is he. He knows I know he's just what he is. He also knows that I don't care. We belong together because we're both weak and can't seem to help it.”