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Niagara (1953) was a Drama - Film Noir Film directed by Henry Hathaway and produced by Charles Brackett.

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Marilyn: Behind the Icon – Niagara

By Gary Vitacco-Robles on Jun 1, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Marilyn Monroe as Rose Loomis in Niagara In 20th Century Fox Studio?s black and white trailer for Niagara (1953), the narrator describes Marilyn Monroe?s character as ?flaunting her charms as she lured men on and on to their eternal destruction?? A close-up of Monroe is superimposed on the fo... Read full article


Niagara (1953, Henry Hathaway)

on Dec 14, 2019 From The Stop Button

Niagara has some noir-ish elements to it?femme fatale wife Marilyn Monroe stepping out on war veteran husband Joseph Cotten?but it?s not about the darkness, it?s about the light. And its location shooting. Niagara takes full advantage of the falls, not just for scenery but for multiple story element... Read full article


Niagara (1953)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 27, 2016 From 4 Star Films

Rainbows, the soft misting of waterfalls, and honeymooning couples going through the tunnel of love. It hardly feels threatening at all, but that’s what makes film-noir so delicious. As the film style most reflective of the human condition, it proves?that the dark proclivities and jealousies o... Read full article


Niagara (1953)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 27, 2016 From 4 Star Films

Rainbows, the soft misting of waterfalls, and honeymooning couples going through the tunnel of love. It hardly feels threatening at all, but that’s what makes film-noir so delicious. As the film style most reflective of the human condition, it proves?that the dark proclivities and jealousies o... Read full article


Niagara (1953)

By Beatrice on Oct 31, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Niagara Directed by Henry Hathaway Written by Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch, and Richard Breen 1953/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant Polly Cutler: Listen. For a dress like that, you’ve got to start laying plans when you’re about thirteen. This... Read full article


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[Polly Cutler catches Rose Loomis in a passionate embrace with her lover]
Polly Cutler: Didn't that Mrs. Loomis say she was going shopping?
Ray Cutler: Yeah. Why?
Polly Cutler: Well, she sure got herself an armful of groceries.


George Loomis: You smell like a dime store. I know what that means.
Rose Loomis: Sure. I'm meeting somebody, just anybody handy, as long as he's a man! How 'bout the ticket seller himself? I could grab him on the way out, or one of the kids with the phonograph. Anybody suits me. Take your pick.


George Loomis: Too bad, they can't play it for you now, Rose.


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Facts about

Rose (Marilyn Monroe)'s walk across some cobblestones holds the record for the longest walk in cinema history - 116 feet of film.
Film debut of Arch Johnson.
This is the only Marilyn Monroe movie in which her character dies.
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