The Legend Of Lylah Clare

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"Overnight, she became a star...Over many nights, she became a legend."
  • R
  • 1968
  • 2 hr 9 min
  • 5.7  (1,486)

The Legend of Lylah Clare is a dramatic movie from 1968 that stars Kim Novak, Peter Finch, and Ernest Borgnine. The story is set in Hollywood and revolves around the life of Lylah Clare, an enigmatic and mysterious actress who died years ago under mysterious circumstances. The movie follows the life of the director, Lewis Zarkan, who decides to create a movie about Lylah Clare and her life.

Lewis Zarkan is a famous director who has had a string of successful movies at the box-office. He is working with a scriptwriter, Bart Langner, who is penning the script for the movie about Lylah Clare. Bart is a young writer who is something of a protege to Zarkan. Zarkan and Langner hold auditions to find the perfect woman to play the part of Lylah Clare, and they settle on Elsa Brinkmann, a young woman who resembles Lylah Clare.

Elsa, who is just an ordinary girl, lands the role of Lylah Clare and soon finds herself thrust into the limelight. However, as she begins to feel the pressure of playing such a complex character, she starts to come undone. As the days progress, Elsa's personality becomes more and more like Lylah's, to the point where she seems to become possessed by the spirit of the deceased actress.

What follows is a series of eerie occurrences that leave the audience wondering if Lylah's ghost is really haunting the set. As the shooting of the movie draws to a close, the truth about Lylah's life starts to unravel. It turns out that her life was marred by a string of tragic events, including murder and madness. As the secrets of Lylah's life come to light, Elsa becomes closer and closer to the actress until it becomes difficult to tell where Lylah ends and Elsa begins.

The Legend of Lylah Clare is a beautiful and intriguing movie that explores the depths of the human psyche. The movie is atmospheric and haunting, with beautiful imagery and an immersive score. The performances by the lead actors, particularly Kim Novak as Lylah Clare, are top-notch and impeccable. The fact that the movie was made in the 1960s only adds to the charm, with beautiful sets and costumes that transport you to the golden age of Hollywood.

Overall, The Legend of Lylah Clare is a movie that is not to be missed. It is a beautiful and haunting movie that will leave you on the edge of your seat. It will make you question the line between reality and imagination and will leave you wanting more. If you are looking for a movie that will captivate you from beginning to end, then this is the perfect movie for you.

The Legend Of Lylah Clare is a 1968 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 9 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.7.

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    5.7  (1,486)