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Blood on the Moon (1948) was a Action - Drama Film directed by Robert Wise and produced by Theron Warth and Sid Rogell.

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Western Noir: Blood on the Moon (1948)

By shadowsandsatin on Jul 21, 2020 From Shadows and Satin

Several months ago, on Twitter, I asked for recommendations for westerns ? it?s a genre I never really cared much about (like horror films and musicals), but that I wanted to explore (unlike horror films and musicals). I received dozens of suggested titles ? unfortunately, I was only able to access ... Read full article


On Blu-ray: Robert Mitchum in a Film-Noir on the Range Blood on the Moon (1948)

By KC on Jul 15, 2020 From Classic Movies

The moody, fatalistic feel of Blood on the Moon (1948) is unusual for a western, if not unheard of in the genre. Its noirish story of double-crosses and turf battles could be transported to rain-slicked city streets with little change, the plot points as well-suited to urban organized crime as cattl... Read full article


Blood on the Moon (1948): A Robert Mitchum Horse Noir

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 13, 2020 From 4 Star Films

This is admittedly nitpicky, but the title cards of Blood on the Moon are a bit jarring as the white-lettered names all but disappear into the sliver of light stretching across the otherwise black canvas of the screen. Thus, I missed out on about a fourth of the names in the cast. Opening credits as... Read full article


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Jim Garry: I've seen dogs that wouldn't claim you for a son, Tate.


Jim Garry: [after Barden kills Reardon] Why did you do it?
Kris Barden: I always wanted to shoot one of you. He was the handiest.


Tate Riling: Your cut will be $10,000.
Jim Garry: What do I have to do to earn it?
Tate Riling: Lufton's tough and my ranchers aren't. You make up the difference.


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In 1957, this film was distributed on a double bill in the USA with Battle Hell. (Battle Hell was retitled "Battle Hell".)
In 1953, RKO reissued this film theatrically on a double bill with another western, Fort Apache starring John Wayne and Henry Fonda, with the tag line "Two Rip-Roaring Action Hits!"
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