The Reckless Moment (1949)

The Reckless Moment is a 1949 American film noir melodrama directed by Max Ophüls, produced by Walter Wanger, and released by Columbia Pictures with Burnett Guffey as cinematographer. It starred James Mason and Joan Bennett. The film is based on The Blank Wall (1947), a novel written by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding. The 2001 film The Deep End is a remake based on the same source material.

Director: Max Ophüls
Screenplay: Henry Garson, Robert Soderberg, Mel Dinelli (adaptation), Robert E. Kent (adaptation)
Based on Ladies Home Journal story “The Blank Wall” by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding
Producer: Walter Wanger
Starring: James Mason, Joan Bennett
Cinematography: Burnett Guffey
Edit: Gene Havlick
Music: Hans J. Salter
Color process: Black and white
Production company: Walter Wanger Productions
Distribution: Columbia Pictures
Release date: 1949
Running time: 82 minutes
Country: United States
Language: English

Source: Wikipedia

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