The Blue Dahlia
Film4 11.00am - 1.05pm
Crime thriller ⊲ Just home from World War Two, Alan Ladd is accused of murdering his unfaithful wife in this twisty classic, the last great 1940s crime thriller to star Ladd with the iconic Veronica Lake. William Bendix is first rate as Ladd’s shell-shocked war buddy and Raymond Chandler’s screenplay is lean and mean. The US War
Office demanded they reshoot the ending, and now the odds are you’ll never guess whodunit...
Dir: George Marshall 1945, PG, 125min