• The Moon Is Blue

    1953. USA. Otto Preminger. 99 min.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 4:30 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • The Moon Is Blue

    1953. USA. Directed by Otto Preminger. Screenplay by F. Hugh Herbert, based on his play. With David Niven, William Holden, Maggie McNamara, Dawn Addams. Preminger’s controversial—and, ultimately, successful—efforts to chip away at the Hollywood censorship of the preceding two decades now seem rather quaint. At the time, Bosley Crowther’s New York Times review referred to “a healthy but cautious interest in sex.” Niven came away from the experience with a Golden Globe, a handy push for his career, and a hint at the title for his future autobiography, The Moon’s a Balloon. 99 min.

In the Film exhibition David Niven: A Centenary Tribute

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