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Basics Critics:69Viewers:68Rusty:73
Category: Crime, Drama, Mystery/Noir/ThrillerNotable as: Crime Thriller, Award-Winning WorkSub-Category: Mystery, Thriller, Crime Thriller, Detective fiction, DramaRuntime: 121 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesFilming location: MalibuDirector: Jack SmightScreenwriter: William GoldmanBased on: The Moving TargetMusic: Johnny MandelCinematography: Conrad HallStars: Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall, Julie Harris, Arthur Hill, Janet Leigh, Pamela Tiffin, Robert Wagner, Robert Webber, Shelley Winters, Harold Gould, Jacqueline deWit, Strother MartinProducer: Elliott KastnerAward details: (details at IMDb)

Harper, released in the UK as The Moving Target, is a 1966 film based on Ross Macdonald's novel The Moving Target and adapted for the screen by novelist William Goldman, who admired MacDonald's writings. The film stars Paul Newman as the eponymous Lew Harper. Goldman received a 1967 Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay. The film pays homage to the Humphrey Bogart Sam Spade and other detective films by featuring Bogart's wife, Lauren Bacall, who plays a wounded wife searching for her missing husband, a role similar to General Sternwood in the 1946 Bogart-and-Bacall film, The Big Sleep. In 1975, Newman reprised the role in The Drowning Pool.

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