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Blood on the Moon (9-Nov-1948)

Director: Robert Wise

Writers: Lillie Hayward; Harold Shumate; Luke Short

From novel: Gunman's Chance by Luke Short

Music by: Roy Webb

Producer: Theron Warth

Keywords: Western, Feud, Film Noir

An old friend asks down-on-his-luck Robert Mitchum for help, while the rest of the town views him as an interloper. After he realizes the true scheming nature of his friend he switches loyalties. Unusual in that much of the action takes place at night. Instead of good and bad, there are gray areas. Excellent noir western.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Barbara Bel Geddes
Actor
31-Oct-1922 8-Aug-2005 Miss Ellie on Dallas
Robert Bray
Actor
13-Oct-1917 7-Mar-1983 Corey Stuart on Lassie
Walter Brennan
Actor
25-Jul-1894 21-Sep-1974 Three Oscars for Best Supporting Actor
Frank Faylen
Actor
8-Dec-1905 2-Aug-1985 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
Charles McGraw
Actor
10-May-1914 30-Jul-1980 Armored Car Robbery
Robert Mitchum
Actor
6-Aug-1917 1-Jul-1997 Cape Fear
Robert Preston
Actor
8-Jun-1918 21-Mar-1987 The Music Man
Phyllis Thaxter
Actor
20-Nov-1921 14-Aug-2012 The World of Henry Orient
Tom Tully
Actor
21-Aug-1908 27-Apr-1982 Insp. Matt Grebb on The Lineup
Tom Tyler
Actor
9-Aug-1903 3-May-1954 Adventures of Captain Marvel

CAST

Robert Mitchum   ...   Jim Garry
Barbara Bel Geddes   ...   Amy Lufton
Robert Preston   ...   Tate Riling
With
Walter Brennan   ...   Kris Barden
Phyllis Thaxter   ...   Carol Lufton
Frank Faylen   ...   Jake Pindalest
Tom Tully   ...   John Lufton
Charles McGraw   ...   Milo Sweet
Clifton Young   ...   Joe Shotten
Tom Tyler   ...   Frank Reardon
George Cooper   ...   Fred Barden
Richard Powers   ...   Ted Elser
Bud Osborne   ...   Cap Willis
Zon Murray   ...   Nels Titterton
Robert Bray   ...   Bart Daniels

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