Gene Tierney: Articles

Alfred Hitchcock & Gene Tierney + Horror Classic 'Dead of Night'

Michael Redgrave in the “The Ventriloquist's Dummy” segment in Dead of Night (top); Gene Tierney in Joseph L. Mankiewicz's Dragonwyck (middle); Joan Fontaine, Judith Anderson in Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca (bottom) Turner Classic Movies' horror/mystery/suspense Halloween marathon kicks off this evening with a showing of the 1945 British classic Dead of […]

Gene Tierney Movies: 'Leave Her to Heaven' & 'Dragonwyck'

Gene Tierney and Cornel Wilde in Leave Her to Heaven In my view, Gene Tierney was not only one of the most beautiful but also one of the most underrated actresses of the studio era. Her eyes sparkled, her teeth sparkled, her complexion sparkled – even her cheekbones sparkled. And […]

Joan Crawford 'Mildred Pierce' Academy Screening & Ann Blyth to Attend

Joan Crawford, Ann Blyth, Mildred Pierce Mildred Pierce, Michael Curtiz's film noir/family melodrama, earned Joan Crawford her only – and thoroughly deserved – Academy Award. The Oscar-nominated 1945 classic, which also features Ann Blyth, Zachary Scott, Jack Carson, Eve Arden, and Bruce Bennett, will be the next feature in the […]

Gene Tierney 'Laura' Academy Screening with Cara Williams + Tribeca Winner 'Here and There'

Clifton Webb, Gene Tierney Laura: Classic 1944 film noir. Starring Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, and Clifton Webb, Otto Preminger's classic 1944 film noir Laura, one of the best in the genre, will be screened as the next feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' series “Oscar Noir: […]

Marni Nixon Movies & Classic Noir (in Color): Film Forum Offerings

Marni Nixon: Making Deborah Kerr, Natalie Wood, and Audrey Hepburn sound more melodious. Marni Nixon, the voice behind, among others, Deborah Kerr in The King and I and An Affair to Remember, Natalie Wood in West Side Story, and Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady, will be honored at New […]

'Leave Her to Heaven': Gene Tierney Excellent in Color 'Film Noir' + Oldest Surviving Korean Film

Gene Tierney and Cornel Wilde in Leave Her to Heaven. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present the Technicolor film noir (yes, there was such a thing) Leave Her to Heaven, starring Best Actress Oscar nominee Gene Tierney, as part of its “Monday Nights with Oscar” series […]

'Leave Her to Heaven': Film Noir in Color Stars Gene Tierney at Her Best

As part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Gold Standard Series, the Academy Foundation will present the premiere of the newly restored “film noir” Leave Her to Heaven on Friday, April 20, at 8 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills. Leave Her to Heaven, […]

Oleg Cassini: Gene Tierney Former Husband & Acclaimed Costume Designer Has Died

Oleg Cassini, the costume designer for the rich and famous - including the (early 1960s) U.S. president's wife, Jacqueline Kennedy, and his own wife (1941–1952), actress Gene Tierney – has died of undisclosed causes on Long Island, N. Y. He was 92. Cassini, born in Paris (as per the New […]