1 edition of Behind the scenes of Otto Preminger found in the catalog.
The plays and films of Otto Preminger: p. -268.Bibliography: p. 247-248.
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William Cargan is austere and dry for the most part, whereas Don Deddoe, with whom he shares many scenes, would fit in comfortably in a vaudevillian comedy. This is a welcome departure from those bios that leave everything to the narrator.
After replacing director Rouben Mamoulian behind the camera of LAURA 1944 however, Preminger's directorial career was back on track, and he went on to make some three-dozen films, earning three Academy Award nominations in the process.
MARK Walking in your sleep? WALDO The best part of myself! Articles in Senses of Cinema by Martha P.
Their footsteps are heard ascending the staircase. Stealthily Laura approaches CAMERA, searching for something; she halts, bending over and feeling for something.
Groucho Marx, Peter O'Toole, Faye Dunaway and Dyan Cannon come over badly in this.McAvity; his eyes follow Laura and then he begins to walk along on his side of the street, going in the same direction as Laura, but keeping far enough behind in order to prevent her knowing she is being followed. Senses of Cinema was founded on stolen lands.
Throughout the second and far more interesting period of Preminger's career, he worked as one of the first notable independent producer-directors, in the process successfully undermining the studio system in various ways. Sarris, Andrew, "Preminger's Two Periods—Studio and Solo," in Film Comment New YorkSummer 1965.
Suddenly Waldo becomes aware of rapid footsteps on the stairs behind him and whirls, as Mark dashes into scene. He yanks Laura onto sidewalk.
The final disappearance of the heroine Dyan Cannon into Central Park recalls the enigmatically open ending of Bonjour Tristesse: a point from which no advance is indicated, but which could lead to anything.
To be specific, the famous alternate ending of LAURA was in fact the one that was initially included in the script, and was later abandoned for the one that we know.