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The Moving Finger

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The Moving Finger

Release Date: December 01, 1963

Year    :   1963
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Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Moyer Productions
Director    :   Larry Moyer
Producers    :   Larry Moyer
Writers    :   Larry Moyer, Carlo Fiore
RunTime    :   81 mins.

A rare beatnik artifact of the early 1960s, one of only a few such films made before the hippies took over Hollywood. Low budget and in b&w, it's set in Greenwich Village, with what seems like a mostly improvised script. It begins as a late film noir crime tale involving a bank robbery where only one of a group of thieves escapes with his life, as well as $90,000 in loot. Injured and on the run, he hides in a local tour bus and is soon taken in by a group of bohemians who shoot him full of morphine to ease his pain and let him sleep it off on a mattress. Mason is the head beatnik. There's also the owner of both an upstairs coffeehouse and garret, where these beatniks hang out. They, in turn, bring the tourist trade in. Although the robbery is supposed to be the main focus of the plot, it quickly turns into more of a character study featuring these rebellious bon vivants and their odd lifestyle...


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