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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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  • Memories!

    Melanie 2015-05-04

    My grandmother took me to the drive in when I was 7 or 8 to see this movie and the only thing I remembered about it all of these years is when she stumbles... MORE>

  • I Want to Live!

    Goetan 2015-02-21

    The suspenseful biopic about Barbara Graham and her trial and execution. Hayward won the Best Actress Oscar as the party girl- mother who faces execution... MORE>

  • 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>