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What’s your favorite Gene Tierney film?

Posted: February 3, 2017
Whirlpool

Whirlpool

Often cited as one of the first films noir to emerge in American cinema, the 1944 crime drama Laura stars Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, and Clifton Webb. Gene Tierney, one of Hollywood’s legendary beauties who became a star after this film, stars as Laura Hunt, a successful advertising executive, glamorous socialite, and murder victim.

This week’s question: What’s your favorite Gene Tierney film?

As for host Richard Peña, “Besides Laura, I’d give my vote to another Otto Preminger classic, Whirlpool, from 1949.”

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