I Want to Live! 62 years old

The murder trial that shook the world!

I Want to Live!

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 arresting them. As a revenge they tell the police that Barbara is the murderer.

Credits

Joe De Santis
Joe De Santis

Al Matthews

Theodore Bikel
Theodore Bikel

Carl G.G. Palmberg

Susan Hayward
Susan Hayward

Barbara Graham

Simon Oakland
Simon Oakland

Edward S. 'Ed' Montgomery

John George
John George

Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)

Philip Coolidge
Philip Coolidge

Emmett Perkins

All Cast

Name Character
Philip Coolidge He was 50, 58 years old when he died as Emmett Perkins
John Marley He was 51, 76 years old when he died as Father Devers
Raymond Bailey He was 54, 75 years old when he died as San Quentin Warden
Theodore Bikel He was 34, 91 years old when he died as Carl G.G. Palmberg
Dabbs Greer He was 41, 90 years old when he died as San Quentin Capt.
Simon Oakland He was 43, 68 years old when he died as Edward S. 'Ed' Montgomery
Stafford Repp He was 40, 56 years old when he died as Police Sgt.
Susan Hayward She was 41, 57 years old when she died as Barbara Graham
Gavin MacLeod He was 27, now 90 years old as Police Lt.
Joe De Santis He was 49, 80 years old when he died as Al Matthews
John George He was 60, 70 years old when he died as Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Wesley Lau He was 37, 63 years old when he died as Henry L. Graham
Lou Krugman He was 44, 78 years old when he died as John R. 'Jack' Santo
Gerry Mulligan He was 31, 68 years old when he died as Jazz Combo Member
Frank Rosolino He was 32, 52 years old when he died as Jazz Combo Member
Pete Jolly He was 26, 72 years old when he died as Jazz Combo Member
Bud Shank He was 32, 82 years old when he died as Jazz Combo Member
Virginia Vincent She was 40, 95 years old when she died as Peg
Gage Clarke He was 58, 64 years old when he died as Attorney Richard G. Tibrow
Bartlett Robinson He was 45, 73 years old when he died as District Attorney Milton
Russell Thorson He was 52, 75 years old when he died as San Quentin Sgt.
James Philbrook He was 34, 58 years old when he died as Bruce King
Gertrude Flynn She was 49, 87 years old when she died as San Quentin Matron
Shelly Manne He was 38, 64 years old when he died as Jazz Combo Member
Alice Backes She was 35, 83 years old when she died as Barbara, San Quentin Nurse
Wendell Holmes He was 44, 47 years old when he died as Detective
Red Mitchell He was 31, 64 years old when he died as Jazz Combo Member
Art Farmer He was 30, 71 years old when he died as Jazz Combo Member

Crew

Name Department
Lionel Lindon as Director of Photography. He was 53 (66) years old when He died Camera
William Hornbeck as Editor. He was 57 (82) years old when He died Editing
Nelson Gidding as Screenplay. He was 39 (84) years old when He died Writing
Lynn Stalmaster as Casting. He was 31 (now 94) years old Production
Johnny Mandel as Original Music Composer. He was 32 (now 95) years old Sound
Don Mankiewicz as Screenplay. He was 36 (now 99) years old Writing
Ed Montgomery as Writer. He was 6 (now 69) years old Writing
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I Want to Live! (62 years)

The murder trial that shook the world!

  • Release day: Tuesday, November 18, 1958
  • Runtime: 120 minutes