The Blue Dahlia
The Blue Dahlia is a 1946 American crime film and film noir, directed by George Marshall based on an original screenplay by Raymond Chandler. The film stars Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake. It was Chandler's first original screenplay.
Three discharged United States Navy aviators, Johnny Morrison, Buzz Wanchek and George Copeland, arrive in Hollywood, California. All three flew together in the same flight crew in the South Pacific. Buzz has shell shock and a metal plate in his head, above his ear.
|editor||Arthur P. Schmidt|
|keywords||assumed name california car crash cheap hotel diphtheria drive george vi hollywood hotel manager kill morning murder new jersey nightclub pacific war police captain shell shock shoot south pacific sunset strip suspect united states navy want|
|musicBy||Robert E. Dolan|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay|
|recordedAt||Malibu Santa Monica|