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I Want to Live!

USA, English, 120 mins

  • Director: Robert Wise
  • Writer: Nelson Gidding; Don Mankiewicz
  • Producer: Walter Wanger

CGiii Comment

An over-acted melodrama and, Susan Hayward won the Oscar for it.

Wise does noir - and does it well.

For its time - an extraordinary film.


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The(ir) Blurb...

Barbara Graham is a woman with dubious moral standards, often a guest in seedy bars. She has been sentenced for some petty crimes. Two men she knows murder an older woman. When they get caught they start to think that Barbara has helped the police to arrest them. As a revenge they tell the police that Barbara is the murderer.

Cast & Characters

Susan Hayward as Barbara Graham;
Simon Oakland as Edward S. 'Ed' Montgomery;
Virginia Vincent as Peg;
Theodore Bikel as Carl G.G. Palmberg;
Wesley Lau as Henry L. Graham;
Philip Coolidge as Emmett Perkins;
Lou Krugman as John R. 'Jack' Santo;
James Philbrook as Bruce King;
Bartlett Robinson as District Attorney Milton;
Gage Clarke as Attorney Richard G. Tibrow;
Joe De Santis as Al Matthews;
John Marley as Father Devers;
Raymond Bailey as San Quentin Warden;
Alice Backes as Barbara, San Quentin Nurse;
Gertrude Flynn as San Quentin Matron

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