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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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  • A superstar too late

    Andee Ferguson 2013-06-14

    I saw this movie as a young, married mother; I was viewing it alone and have to admit, it brought me to tears; Like others, Barbara's acting was... MORE>

  • New Fan

    Tom 2012-05-29

    Just saw I want to live! for the first time today and absolutely loved it! Susan Hayward was outstanding in her portrayal of Barbara Graham.. Im not real... MORE>

  • A Lot Missing

    Jackie 2012-05-10

    There were a few facts missing in the film. Mabel Monohan was severly beaten and then suffocated. The San Quentin Gas Chamber also ended the lives of... MORE>