Last night I was searching for something on my remote, and reached Turner Classic Movies, where Robert Osborne was elocuting on Laura, a film deep in my memory, but one I hadn't yet seen. Laura (Rotten Tomatoes reviewers' gave it a 100% rating) was an unexpected treat. Osborne has been the host of TCM since 1994 when the channel was created. He published 75 Years of the Oscar, a movie buff's heaven. He is 84 years old.
But the following painting from an artist who also fell in love with the subject is one of the more memorable moments in the history of film: