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November 13, 2019

Episode 441: The Reckless Moment (1949)

Special Guest: Lutz Bacher
Guest Co-Hosts: Samm Deighan, Cullen Gallagher

We continue Noirvember 2019 with a look at Max Ophüls's The Reckless Moment (1949) which tells the story of Lucia Harper (Joan Bennett), a mother who’s out to protect her family from the forces of evil including Ted Darby, a swindler who’s making moves on her 17 year old daughter. Mrs. Harper will go to extremes to keep her family safe.

Cullen Gallagher and Samm Deighan join Mike to discuss the film and swoon over star James Mason. Our interview this week is with Lutz Bacher, author of Max Ophuls in the Hollywood Studios.

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Read Woody Haut's poem about The Reckless Moment

"Reckless" - Tilly and the Wall


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