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Lady in the Lake (1947) was a Film Noir - Crime Film directed by Robert Montgomery and produced by George Haight.

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Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (1988, Ron Satlof)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Dec 3, 2016 From The Stop Button

There are many things wrong with Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake, starting with the title being a little long followed by the first red herring in the movie, which is in its first scene. Then the next red herring is in the second scene and so on and so on. Actually, I don?t think I rea... Read full article


A little CHRISTMAS NOIR: LADY IN THE LAKE (1947)

By Dawn on Dec 8, 2009 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Lady in the Lake (1947), a film that was the first directorial film of actor Robert Montgomery who also starred in the film. Based on the 1944 Raymond Chandler novel The Lady in the Lake. Cast: Audrey Totter, Lloyd Nolan, Tom Tully, Leon and Jayne Meadows. The storyline was a murder mystery similar... Read full article


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Adrienne Fromsett: [to Marlowe] Perhaps you'd better go home and play with your fingerprint collection.


Adrienne Fromsett: [on Marlowe's submission] I plan to slash the emotion right out of that story.


Adrienne Fromsett: [reminiscing on her early career, to Marlowe] If all the malted milks I served were laid end to end...


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The entire movie plot unfolds from lead Robert Montgomery's point of view, thus creating a rarity in film: the principal character is only seen on-screen as a reflection in mirrors and windows, and as the narrator speaking directly to the audience.
The actress Ellay Mort is credited in the role of Chrystal Kingsby. This person does not exist. The credit is a joke, as the name is phonetic for the French phrase "elle est morte" or "she is dead."
Robert Montgomery's last MGM film. He had been under contract with the studio since 1929.
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