Cover image for Niagara.
Title:
Niagara.
Author:
Monroe, Marilyn, 1926-1962, actor.
Edition:
60th anniversary edition.
Publication Information:
[Beverly Hills, CA] : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2013]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Marilyn Monroe sizzles in this tense, masterful thriller. While the seductive Rose Loomis (Monroe) and her husband George vacation in a charming guest cabin at spectacular Niagara Falls, Rose and her lover plot to kill George. But things go terribly wrong, and soon, an innocent honeymooning couple find themselves swept up in the crime.
General Note:
Title from web page.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1953.

Special features: Original theatrical trailer; Monroe movie trailers.
Language:
English

Spanish

French
Reading Level:
Rating: Not rated CHV rating: PG.
UPC:
024543834946

024543834939
Format :
Blu-Ray

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Belated honeymooners Polly (Jean Peters) and Ray Cutler (Casey Adams) arrive at their Niagara Falls cottage only to find that Rose (Marilyn Monroe) and George Loomis (Joseph Cotten) have not yet checked out. Though the Cutlers temporarily take another cabin, the lives of the two couples are bound together for the next two days. Polly discovers that Rose is having an affair and that George, though emotionally unstable, has good reason for his jealous rage. George accurately suspects that Rose openly flaunts her sexuality to make him act crazy in front of witnesses. This is part of Rose's plan: her lover Patrick (Richard Allan) will kill George and make it look like suicide or a disappearance. Instead, George kills Patrick, and he returns to kill Rose, but finds Polly instead. As she had been sympathetic to him, he asks her not to tell anyone that he is alive so he can simply disappear. But, realizing that he wants to kill Rose, Polly informs the police. What follows is escalating terror, with George stalking Rose, Rose desperately trying to leave town, the police searching for both of them, and finally George and Polly adrift in a boat heading for the precipice. In Henry Hathaway's Technicolor film noir, Niagara Falls serves as an apt metaphor for the destructive power of out-of-control carnal and murderous obsessions. ~ Steve Press, Rovi