The Locket

A vintage film noir item (1946) directed by John Brahmfamous, or at least notorious, for having a flashback within a flashback within a flashback. The ploy pivots on the emotional distress of a bride (Laraine Day) on her wedding day as she remembers her past lovers and indiscretions, though these events are perceived mainly through the eyes of her former lovers. Scripted by Sheridan Gibney and costarring Robert Mitchum, Brian Aherne, Gene Raymond, and Ricardo Cortez. (JR)

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