The Moon Is Blue (1953) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Otto Preminger and produced by Otto Preminger.
Academy Awards 1953 --- Ceremony Number 26 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actress||Maggie McNamara||Nominated|
|Best Film Editing||Otto Ludwig||Nominated|
|Best Music - Song||Music by Herschel Burke Gilbert; Lyrics by Sylvia Fine||Nominated|
The Moon is Blue (1953)By Kristen on Jun 11, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film
I mentioned reviewing The Moon is Blue when I did my first ever blogathon (The Gone Too Soon Blogathon) and discussed star Maggie McNamara. ?It was recently on TCM (and I had NO idea TCM actually sold DVD copies of this…gotta buy one) and figured now’s as good a time as any to review it ... Read full article
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David Slater: Never shake a stick at a hangover.
Patty O'Neill: I just came back to ask you exactly what Cynthia meant when she called me a "professional virgin".
Patty O'Neill: He has reasons for suspicion.
David Slater: Take my advice and let them lurk.
Patty O'Neill: What?
David Slater: Suspicion, my child, suspicion. The lurking doubt. Is she or isn't she? Does she or doesn't she? Will she or won't she? Suspicion, the most powerful aphrodisiac in the world.
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This movie was used as a part of a plot line in the "The Moon is Not Blue" episode of "M*A*S*H." The plot line focuses on Hawkeye Pierce and B.J. Hunnicut trying to obtain a copy of the movie for the 4077th after hearing it has been banned in Boston.
Character actress Florence Bates and celebrity restaurateur Michael Romanoff, neither of whom are cast in film proper, are prominently featured as audience members in the elaborate trailer that appears as an extra on some home video versions of this movie.
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