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Dangerous Crossing (1953)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery  |  August 1953 (USA)
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When a beautiful bride goes on a ocean liner with her new husband, he goes into hiding, and she becomes the target of a murder conspiracy.

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Ruth Stanton Bowman
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Dr. Paul Manning
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Jim Logan (as Casey Adams)
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John Bowman
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Anna Quinn
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Kay Prentiss
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Capt. Peters
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Miss Bridges
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A young bride is set to begin her honeymoon aboard a luxury liner. Her happiness does not last when she finds that her husband has disappeared. Trouble is, no one else ever saw him board the ship with her and his name has mysteriously dropped from the passenger list. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Coincidentally, Michael Rennie was the off-screen narrator in Jean Negulesco's film, "Titanic," the set for which was used for "Dangerous Crossing," released four months later. See more »

Goofs

When the Captain is talking to Ruth on deck outside of a cabin, the shadows of the characters are in almost opposite directions, a result of the lighting used. See more »

Connections

Version of Climax!: Cabin B-13 (1958) See more »

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Give Me the Simple Life
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Music by Rube Bloom
Played when Ruth hurries through the restaurant
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Julia Ross At Sea
27 July 2005 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

The tension generated by this movie is palpable. I couldn't wait to find out what was going on.

It has the identity confusing of "MY Name Is Julia Ross," a better, scarier movie. It reminded me also of the original radio play for "Sorry Wrong Number." (Not of the movie based on it, which is not very good.) Jeanne Crain, in many changes of fabulous gowns, furs, and jewels, thinks she is boarding an ocean liner with her new husband. Then he disappears. Everyone thinks she is a little odd. Then people start to think she's crazy.

But we saw them so we know she isn't lying or hallucinating. We just don't know, till maybe three-quarters of the way through, what is going on.

Michael Rennie is appealing as the conflicted ship's doctor. He is attracted to her. He likes her. But the captain is telling him she's crazy. What should he do? To find out, try to ctach this superb thriller by one of the great directors of noirs, Joseph M. Newman.


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