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Thumbnail for The Reckless Moment (1949) The Reckless Moment (1949)

Basics Critics:66Viewers:70Rusty:76
Category: Crime, Drama, Mystery/Noir/ThrillerNotable as: Film noirSub-Category: Film noir, Melodrama, Crime Drama, DramaRuntime: 82 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Max OphülsScreenwriter: Mel Dinelli, Robert E. KentMusic: Hans J. SalterCinematography: Burnett GuffeyStars: James Mason, Joan Bennett, Geraldine Brooks, Shepperd Strudwick, Henry O'Neill, Ann Shoemaker, Dorothy Phillips, Everett Glass, Geraldine Brooks Producer: Walter WangerAward details: (details at IMDb)

The Reckless Moment is a 1949 film noir melodrama directed by Max Ophüls, produced by Walter Wanger, and released by Columbia Pictures with Burnett Guffey as cinematographer. Starring Joan Bennett and James Mason, the film is based on The Blank Wall, a novel written by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding. The film The Deep End is based on the same story.

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