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Dangerous Crossing (1953)

Approved | | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery | 7 August 1953 (USA)
When a beautiful bride boards an ocean liner with her new husband, he goes into hiding, and she becomes the target of a murder conspiracy.

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Jim Logan (as Casey Adams)
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Kay Prentiss
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Yvonne Peattie ...
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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Why would a man do a thing like this to his wife?


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Gefährliche Überfahrt  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This story was originally done on the CBS radio series "Suspense" as "Cabin B-13" on March 16, 1943, starring Ralph Bellamy. It was so popular that the story was repeated on November 9, 1943 with a different cast, including Margo as the wife, Philip Dorn as the doctor, William Johnstone as the husband and Dennis Hoey as the ship's Captain. CBS later used the title "Cabin B-13" for a 1948 radio anthology series written by John Dickson Carr, the author of the original "Suspense" radio play. CBS presented the story once again on the TV version of 'Suspense" on March 29, 1949 with Charles Korvin & Eleanor Lynn. 1958 brought yet another version to TV as an episode of the 'Climax!" series that aired June 26th. It also turned up on the Canadian Broadcasting Corp (CBC) series "The Unforeseen" on April 22, 1959. The cable network USA aired a remake, titled "Treacherous Crossing," starring Lindsay Wagner, on April 8, 1992. See more »

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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 »

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Version of Treacherous Crossing (1992) See more »

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You'll Never Know
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Music by Harry Warren
Played when Paul receives a telephone call at dinner
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Great mystery set on a ship
24 January 2001 | by (Parkersburg, West Virginia) – See all my reviews

I love this movie so much!! One of, in my opinion, the best mysteries ever!! Great acting by everyone involved and a pleasure to watch--believe me, you won't fall asleep watching this one. It is very atmospheric in some scenes, especially the night shots on board.

All about a bride who boards a ship for her honeymoon and her husband disappears while on the ship!! Not until the last few minutes do we finally know what happened to him!! Be sure and see this film and you won't be disappointed!! I only wish this great film would be released on DVD. I would be among the first to buy it!! I love this film so much I bought an original poster for the film and had it framed and it now hangs in my bedroom!!


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