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laura (1944)

A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating.


Director: Otto Preminger

Stars: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb

Waldo Lydecker: Love is eternal. It has been the strongest motivation for human actions throughout history. Love is stronger than life. It reaches beyond the dark shadow of death.

Waldo Lydecker: My dear, either you were born on a extremely rustic community, where good manners are unknown, or you suffer from a common feminine delusion that the mere fact of being a woman exempts you from the rules of civilized conduct.

Laura Hunt: [Explaining why she broke a promise] 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.

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