Vera Caspary


Screenwriter

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Letter To Three Wives, A -- (1948) - Pomp And Hysteria Now well inside complex flashbacks, radio soap opera writer Rita (Ann Sothern), with husband George (Kirk Douglas), who's not excited about the dinner she's planned, gets a gift from local vixen Addie (voice by Celeste Holm), in Joseph L. Mankiewicz's A Letter To Three Wives, 1948.
Les Girls (1957) - I've Seen You Dance Auditioning in Paris, Joanne (Mitzi Gaynor) and Sybil (Kay Kendall) are snarky and sweet as their boss Barry (Gene Kelly) hires French Angele (Tania Elg) for their act, in the first flashback, in George Cukor's loose adaptation of Vera Caspary's Idiot's Delight, Les Girls, 1957.
Laura (1944) - I'm A Natural Born Suspect Betrothed Shelby (Vincent Price), whom we've just met, and snooty columnist friend Waldo (Clifton Webb) are composed as they visit, with cop McPherson (Dana Andrews), the home of the murdered title character (Gene Tierney), with the famous theme introduced, in Otto Preminger's Laura, 1944.
Laura (1944) - She Had Something About Her Beginning his debriefing of cop McPherson (Dana Andrews) about his relations with the victim, prissy columnist Waldo Lydecker (Clifton Webb) describes his first meeting with the murdered title character (Gene Tierney), her first appearance on screen, in Otto Preminger's Laura, 1944.
Laura (1944) - Sharecroppers, No Doubt Columnist Waldo (Clifton Webb) spying on the murdered title character (Gene Tierney) in flashback, resuming narration for cop McPherson (Dana Andrews), moving on to her first meeting with Shelby (Vincent Price), facilitated by cook Louise (Kathleen Howard), in Otto Preminger's Laura, 1944.
Bachelor In Paradise (1961) - Romance Languages Dropped off by real estate lady co-star Lana Turner, Bob Hope as the under-cover playboy author of racy lifestyle books meets Linda (Paula Prentiss), neighbor in "Paradise Valley," where he's just become the only bachelor and lessee, in Bachelor In Paradise, 1961.
Bachelor In Paradise (1961) - Really Dry Gibson Janis Paige is Dolores, estranged wife of the developer and by far the most forward of the women Niles (Bob Hope, famous playboy writer working under cover in a typical American planned community) will meet, in Bachelor In Paradise, 1961, co-starring Lana Turner.
Les Girls (1957) - You're Just Too Too Her vocals dubbed by Betty Wand, Kay Kendall as British Sybil, in her widely praised performance opposite Gene Kelly, as a showgirl getting involved with her American song-and-dance man boss, with a Cole Porter original tune, in George Cukor's Les Girls, 1957.
Letter To Three Wives, A -- (1948) - Women Are So Silly Opening scene from writer and director Joseph L. Mankiewicz, leading with sublime narration by Celeste Holm, and introducing first wife Deborah (Jeanne Crain) and husband Brad (Jeffrey Lynn), in A Letter To Three Wives, 1948.
Letter To Three Wives, A -- (1948) - One Of Your Husbands First scene for third wife Lora (Linda Darnell), joined by friends Rita (Ann Sothern) and Deborah (Jeanne Crain) for the charity picnic, receiving the key note, as read by Celeste Holm, in Joseph L. Mankiewicz's A Letter To Three Wives, 1948.
I Can Get It For You Wholesale (1951) - How Do I Look? Opening promoting the atmosphere of New York’s garment district, as we meet ambitious model Harriet (Susan Hayward), dressmaker Sam (Sam Jaffe), the office boy Four-Eyes (Marvin Kaplan) and friend Fran (Benna Bard), in I Can Get It For You Wholesale, 1951, with Dan Dailey and George Sanders.
I Can Get It For You Wholesale (1951) - She's A Great Salesman Garment salesman Teddy (Dan Dailey) arrives at a Manhattan restaurant with girls of the sort he usually brings for buyer Savage (Harry Von Zell), angered to find his new business partner Harriet (Susan Hayward), whom he also covets, sealing the deal herself, in I Can Get It For You Wholesale, 1951.

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I G Goldsmith
Husband
Producer. Died 1964.

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