Bess Flowers

Born: 23 November 1898, Texas
Died: 28 July 1984

Highlighted works

  • Double Indemnity

    Double Indemnity

    An insurance salesman (Fred MacMurray) is seduced into murder and fraud in Billy Wilder’s classic dark thriller, adapted from the novel by James M. Cain.

  • All about Eve

    All about Eve

    Broadway diva Bette Davis tries to fend off her rivals in this six Oscar-winning drama.

  • Imitation of Life

    Imitation of Life

    Lana Turner shines in Douglas Sirk’s moving rags-to-riches tale.

  • It Happened One Night

    It Happened One Night

    Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable strike sparks in one of the first, greatest and – despite the American censor – sexiest of romantic screwball comedies.

  • Vertigo

    Vertigo

    A former detective with a fear of heights is hired to follow a woman apparently possessed by the past, in Alfred Hitchcock’s timeless thriller about obsession.

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