The Blue Dahlia Poster

Release Date: April 3rd, 1998

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
Discharged naval officer Johnny Morrison (Alan Ladd) returns to his wife, Helen (Doris Dowling), in Hollywood after fighting in the South Pacific, and with him are two military friends, George (Hugh Beaumont) and shell-shocked Buzz (William Bendix). Johnny is stunned to discover Helen's unfaithfulness with a local nightclub owner named Eddie (Howard Da Silva), who then breaks it off with her. When Helen is found murdered, everyone seems to have a motive.

Cast: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, William Bendix, Howard Da Silva, Doris Dowling, Tom Powers, Hugh Beaumont, Howard Freeman

Director: George Marshall

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Murder, Suspenseful, Brooding, Friend, Mystery, Revenge, Gritty, Wife, Love, 1940s


Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)