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Dangerous Crossing (1953)

Approved | | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery | 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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Cast

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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
Marjorie Hoshelle ...
Kay Prentiss
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Captain 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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Why would a man do a thing like this to his wife?


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Also Known As:

Gefährliche Überfahrt  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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From 23:45-24:42, Kay Prentiss [Marjorie Hoshelle] can be seen wearing the same dress that Celeste Holm wore at Margo's famous dinner party in All About Eve (1950), three years earlier. Interestingly, Jeanne Crain had been considered for the role of Eve Harrington but was unable to do it when she became pregnant. 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 »

Connections

Version of Treacherous Crossing (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Give Me the Simple Life
(uncredited)
Music by Rube Bloom
Played when Ruth hurries through the restaurant
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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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