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Dangerous Crossing (1953)

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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
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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Also Known As:

Gefährliche Überfahrt  »

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Filmed on the same sets as Titanic (1953), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), and A Blueprint for Murder (1953) See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the film John phones Ruth to meet him on deck now. She runs out of her room and leaves the door wide open where most would at least close the door, if not lock it. See more »

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Referenced in Monkeybone (2001) 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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The One and Only Jeanne Crain
18 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jeanne Crain has never looked lovelier in this classy looking suspense movie that will leave you in knots. Costarring Carl Betz, from The Donna Reed Show, as Jeanne's husband and Michael Rennie as the ship's doctor, it concerns newlyweds who go on a cruise for a honeymoon. But this movie wastes no time on pleasantries. Carl promptly disappears and Jeanne spends the whole movie consumed in finding her husband. No one will believe her when she insists she's not alone, because no one else remembers seeing him on board. A tour de force by Jeanne Crain, as she is practically going out of her mind with worry.

(This was remade in the early 90s as a Lindsay Wagner TV-movie, which was called Treacherous Crossing.)

Miss the original, and not only do you miss one good movie, but you miss seeing Jeanne Crain, one of the sweetest and most beautiful stars ever in films, who rightly held a place in not only GIs', but all mens' hearts and second only to Betty Grable in receiving the most fan mail.

Jeanne Crain, you are not forgotten.


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