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I Want to Live! (1958)

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120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

A prostitute, sentenced to death for murder, pleads her innocence.
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Director
Writers
Nelson Gidding (screenplay) | Don Mankiewicz (screenplay) (as Don M. Mankiewicz) | Ed Montgomery (newspaper articles) | Barbara Graham (letters)
Composer
Johnny Mandel (jazz music) (as John Mandel)
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$1,383,578
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Release date
Nov 11, 1958 (United States)

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Susan Hayward
Barbara Graham Barbara Graham   See fewer
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Simon Oakland
Edward S. 'Ed' Montgomery Edward S. 'Ed' Montgomery   See fewer
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Theodore Bikel
Carl G.G. Palmberg Carl G.G. Palmberg   See fewer
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Wesley Lau
Henry L. Graham Henry L. Graham   See fewer
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Philip Coolidge
Emmett Perkins Emmett Perkins   See fewer
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Lou Krugman
John R. 'Jack' Santo John R. 'Jack' Santo   See fewer
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James Philbrook
Bruce King Bruce King   See fewer
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Bartlett Robinson
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Gage Clarke
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Joe De Santis
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John Marley
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Raymond Bailey
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Alice Backes
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Gertrude Flynn
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Gerry Mulligan
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Shelly Manne
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Red Mitchell
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Art Farmer
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7.4 / 10 | 5,313 votes