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I Want to Live!

I Want to Live!(1958)

Also Known As: The Barbara Graham Story |

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Brief Synopsis

True story of the small-time lady crook who fought to escape the gas chamber.

Cast & Crew

Robert Wise Director
Susan Hayward Barbara [Ward] Graham
Simon Oakland Ed Montgomery
Theodore Bikel Carl Palmberg
Wesley Lau Henry ["Hank"] Graham
Philip Coolidge Emmett Perkins
Lou Krugman Jack Santo
James Philbrook Bruce King
Bartlett Robinson District Attorney
Gage Clark Richard C. Tibrow
Joe DeSantis Al Matthews
John Marley Father Devers
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 18 Nov 1958
Release Date:  1958 Production Date:  EB; AFI Library; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Figaro, Inc.
Duration(mins):  120 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Wittness

    Jackie 2019-02-07

    You know it's kind of a shame that, newspaper reporter Montgomery didn't witness the beating and strangulation of the crippled Mabel Monahan.... MORE>

  • One of the Great Performances in Film History

    gary 2018-12-25

    My comments here were inspired by some criticisms I have read online about Susan Hayward's performance in I Wanna Live. To me Susan Hayward was right... MORE>

  • Ahh! Hollywood

    Whisper 2015-12-16

    Isn't it fascinating, everyone in this film is so sympathetic to Barbara with the exception of those low down police and the DA office. No one and I... MORE>