The Blue Gardenia(Movie, 1953)

1h 28min | Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Blue GardeniaRating: 3.4/5 (with 2222 votes)
The Blue Gardenia is a 1953 film noir directed by Fritz Lang and starring Anne Baxter, Richard Conte, and Ann Sothern. It is based on a novella by Vera Caspary. An independent production distributed by Warner Bros., The Blue Gardenia - a cynical take on press coverage of a sensational murder case - was the first installment of Lang's "newspaper noir" movie trio, being followed in 1956 by both While the City Sleeps and Beyond a Reasonable Doubt. The song "Blue Gardenia" was written by Bob Russell and Lester Lee and arranged by Nelson Riddle. The director of cinematography for The Blue Gardenia was RKO regular Nicholas Musuraca, then working at Warner Brothers. ()
Movie poster of The Blue Gardenia

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]

About The Blue Gardenia

Deeply distraught that her GI ex-boyfriend plans to marry another woman, Norah Larkin agrees to go out on a date with lothario Harry Prebble. Norah's drunken night out with Prebble ends in a hazily remembered confrontation and the next day a startling discovery: Harry has been murdered, and the police have found Norah's personal effects at the scene. Tipped off to the breaking news, reporter Casey Mayo invites Norah to tell her side of the story.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 8 languages: Bulgarian (BG), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Italian (IT), Dutch (NL), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 03/20/1953
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Gardenia - Eine Frau will vergessen"
Keywords: noir
Color: Black & White (B/W)

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:232334, Added: 04/30/2018, Last updated: 02/11/2021