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The Blue Gardenia

The Blue Gardenia(1953)

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Brief Synopsis

A telephone operator kills in self-defense but can't remember the details of the encounter.

Cast & Crew

Fritz Lang Director
Anne Baxter Norah Larkin
Richard Conte Casey Mayo
Ann Sothern Crystal Carpenter
Raymond Burr Harry Prebble
Jeff Donnell Sally Ellis
Richard Erdman Al, photographer
George Reeves Capt. Sam Haynes
Ray Walker Homer Carpenter
Nat "King" Cole Singer at Blue Gardenia
Celia Lovsky May, blind flower vendor
Nicholas Musuraca Director of Photography
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 27 Mar 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  EB*
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Gottlieb Productions, Blue Gardenia Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  90 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • that song

    don letta 2016-08-17

    The plot of this film has enough holes to drain spaghetti for four, there's something about it however, that compels me to turn it on. Maybe it's... MORE>

  • blue gardenia

    kevin sellers 2015-10-12

    It's not Lang at his best (just compare it to this director's other great noir of 1953, "The Big Heat") but it does contain one... MORE>

  • Good Noir

    loveit 2015-05-19

    Had the pleasure of watching this film today.Great acting,Thinner Raymond Burr than usual.Loved Richard Conte/Anne Baxter scenes. MORE>