McNamara, Eugene

Laura as Novel, Film, and Myth
1992 0-7734-9506-1
A study of the 1944 film Laura, the book on which it was based, how the book was turned into the movie, and what impact the film has had on viewers and on other movies. Explores the film's unique appeal and how the character, in or out of movie context, has a deep appeal on a psychological and mythic level.