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The Moon Is Blue

The Moon Is Blue(1953)

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Brief Synopsis

Two womanizers fall for a woman determined to keep her virginity.

Cast & Crew

Otto Preminger Director
William Holden Donald Gresham
David Niven David Slater
Maggie McNamara Patty O'Neill
Tom Tully Mr. O'Neill
Dawn Addams Cynthia Slater
Fortunio Bonanova Television singer
Gregory Ratoff Taxi driver
Hardy Kruger Tourist on observation deck
Johanna Matz Tourist on observation deck
Ernest Laszlo Director of Photography
Milton Gold Stills
F. Hugh Herbert Written for Screen by

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  San Francisco opening: 29 Jun 1953; New York opening: 9 Jul 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  EB
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Holmby Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  99 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,820    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • moon is blue

    kevin sellers 2015-10-20

    Reviewer Alex inadvertently nailed the problem with this film: It's too damn cute! Preminger is many things; perverse, bombastic, powerful, sweeping,... MORE>

  • David Niven at His Finest

    tcm fan 2015-04-19

    David Niven at his finest. MORE>

  • Cringe Worthy

    AndreaDoria 2015-04-17

    A very young woman rattles on and on about her virginity as though it were a commodity on the market and her only value as a person. It's all made... MORE>