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This week's second was:
Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

Published author Richard meets Ellen while both are on vacation in New Mexico. Within a few days Ellen proposes to Richard, and 2 days later they marry. Very soon their marriage has some extreme twists & turns.

This is a classic even though it is shot in glorious Technicolor. Gene Tierney is one of the meanest femme fatales to ever grace the screen.

This film is not to be missed.

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Gene Tierney puts in a terrific performance and thoroughly deserved her Oscar nomination (she lost to Joan Crawford in Mildred Pierce).

Her husband in the plot Richard, played by Cornel Wilde, is a little wooden. Jeanne Crain as the sister/cousin and Darryl Hickman as Danny are both good, considering limited screen time.

Full use of Technicolor is used to show some sumptuous landscapes and interiors including a train carriage.

Think full colour wont work for ? Think again.

Ach, mistake in the Alt text for Photo 4 in my top post. It should say "The Gal with the Hoe".

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