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Hugo Haas (written by)
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Release Date:
6 April 1953 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
I confess I'm the kind of girl every man wants - but shouldn't marry!
Plot:
Another of the "Fate and Irony" films from director-writer-producer-actor Hugo Haas but this one has... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Noir City 8: Cleo Moore, "Queen Of The B-movie Bad Girls"
 (From Twitch. 20 December 2009, 11:04 AM, PST)

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Give Cleo Ten Minutes and You're Hooked! Bad Girl On The Move! See more (8 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Cleo Moore ... Mary Adams
Hugo Haas ... Dragomie Damitrof
Glenn Langan ... Johnny
Helene Stanton ... Smooch (as Ellen Stansbury)
Anthony Jochim ... Father Benedict

Burt Mustin ... Gardener
Leonid Snegoff ... Gregory Stark
James Nusser ... Warden (as Jim Nusser)
Russ Conway ... Police Officer
Mara Lea ... Girl
Gayne Whitman ... District Attorney
Leo Mostovoy ... Gambler (as Leo Mastovoy)
Martha Wentworth ... Old Lady
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roy Engel ... Bar Manager (uncredited)
Joseph Mell ... Dock Worker (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Barfly / Kibitzer (uncredited)

Directed by
Hugo Haas 
 
Writing credits
Hugo Haas (written by)

Produced by
Robert Erlik .... associate producer
Hugo Haas .... producer
 
Original Music by
Václav Divina  (as Vaclav Divina)
 
Cinematography by
Paul Ivano 
 
Film Editing by
Merrill G. White 
 
Art Direction by
Rudi Feld 
 
Makeup Department
Gustaf Norin .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Leon Chooluck .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Ben Winkler .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eddie Fitzgerald .... camera operator
Dan Stott .... chief electrician
 
Editorial Department
Robert S. Eisen .... associate editor (as Robert Eisen)
 
Music Department
Adolf Heller .... conductor (as Adolph Heller)
Emil Cadkin .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Lewis Raymond .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Joe Franklin .... script supervisor
Robert Lowell .... dialogue supervisor (as Mark Lowell)
 

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Runtime:
74 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
Certification:
Sweden:15 | USA:Approved (PCA #16194)

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Crew or equipment visible: When Damitrof walks out of his swanky new apartment, camera crew and crowd of on-lookers is reflected in glass door.See more »
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Johnny:Well, gambling is a gamble.See more »
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Give Cleo Ten Minutes and You're Hooked! Bad Girl On The Move!, 2 March 2013
Author: museumofdave from Corning, California

I suspect that in its day, most of the men who paid their fifty cents to see this in a theatre were happy the minute it started, as buxom, full-bodied, sensual Cleo Moore is stretched full screen on the beach late at night, having gone to sleep when she should be waiting tables elsewhere. In the first ten minutes of the film, driven by revenge for her father's death at the hands of her employer, Cleo decides to be very, very bad, robs her boss, and then pays the price! Bad Girl on The Move! Positives: The pace never flags, there are some fascinating camera angles reminiscent of Orson Welles, Moore is never less than charismatic (we don't watch these things expecting great acting), hunky Glenn Langen plays a local fisherman with an eye for the right blonde, and I would have paid twice just to experience the performance by the other bad girl, an extra named Ellen Stansbury who gives Cleo some competition! This film was released by Columbia Studios the same year they made the superior noir The Big Heat in addition to The Wild One, and From Here To Eternity--this little "B" special, directed by the infamous Hugo Haas, ain't heavy art and is barely noir--but I was never bored and often delighted. When it comes to Cleo, I'm easy to please.

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