Laura is a 1944 American film noir directed by Otto Preminger. It stars Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews and Clifton Webb. The screenplay by Jay Dratler, Samuel Hoffenstein, and Elizabeth Reinhardt is based on the 1943 novel of the same title by Vera Caspary. In 1999, Laura was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
The Painted Veil is a 1934 drama film made by MGM. It was directed by Ryszard Bolesławski and produced by Hunt Stromberg from a screenplay by John Meehan, Salka Viertel, and Edith Fitzgerald, adapted from the 1925 W. Somerset Maugham novel The Painted Veil. The music score was by Herbert Stothart, the cinematography by William H. Daniels, the art direction by Cedric Gibbons and the costume design by Adrian.
Twentieth Century Theatrical release poster Directed by Howard Hawks Produced by Howard Hawks Written by Unproduced play: Charles Bruce Millholland Play and screenplay: Charles MacArthur Ben Hecht Uncredited: Gene Fowler Preston Sturges Starring John Barrymore Carole Lombard Music by Howard Jackson Louis Silvers Harry M. Woods Cinematography Joseph H. August Editing by Gene Havlick Distributed by Columbia Pictures Release date(s) May 3, 1934