By Steve Simels
Updated November 11, 1994 at 05:00 AM EST
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Blood On the Moon

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Director Robert Wise’s first big-budget picture has acquired a cult reputation as a genre hybrid — it’s a Western film noir — but aside from a lot of night scenes with moody photography, the claim seems exaggerated. Blood on the Moon is a standard-issue horse opera notable for one well-staged barroom brawl between Mitchum and Robert Preston. Still, it’s nice to have it on laserdisc from an okay print, but be warned: Wise’s bonus and often boring commentary isn’t likely to remind you of Noel Coward. B

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Blood On the Moon

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  • Movie
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  • UNRATED
director
  • Robert Wise

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