Main title from The Reckless Moment (1949)

The Reckless Moment


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| Film | USA | B&W | 1h 22min
| Stars: James Mason, Joan Bennett, Geraldine Brooks | Director: Max Ophüls

A woman accidentally kills her daughter’s would-be seducer, and is then trailed by a blackmailer


British actor James Mason wears a black dinner jacket and bow tie
Martin Donnelly
Joan Bennett
Lucia Harper
Geraldine Brooks
Bea Harper
Henry O’Neill
Tom Harper
Shepperd Strudwick
Ted Darby
David Bair
David Harper
Roy Roberts
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The Reckless Moment Blu-ray cover from Powerhouse.  James Mason Joan Bennett.  Directed by Max Ophuls.  Indicator
Main title from The Reckless Moment (1949)


Max Ophüls
Mel Dinelli
Writer (adaptation)
Henry Garson
Writer (screenplay)


Walter Wanger Productions
Production company