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Step Down to Terror (1958)

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76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Pursued by detectives, Johnny Walters leaves the city to visit his family in a small California town. Among the household: his dead brother's luscious widow Helen, who soon is attracted to him. Ominous events and conflicting evidence leave...See morePursued by detectives, Johnny Walters leaves the city to visit his family in a small California town. Among the household: his dead brother's luscious widow Helen, who soon is attracted to him. Ominous events and conflicting evidence leave Helen suspicious, but uncertain about her brother-in-law as tension builds... Written by Rod Crawford See less
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Gordon McDonell (story) | Mel Dinelli (screenplay) | Czenzi Ormonde (screenplay) | Sy Gomberg (screenplay) (as Chris Cooper)
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Updated Sep 30, 1958

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Sep 1958 (United States)

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18 cast members
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Colleen Miller
Helen Walters Helen Walters   See fewer
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Charles Drake
Johnny Walters Johnny Walters   See fewer
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Rod Taylor
Mike Randall Mike Randall   See fewer
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Josephine Hutchinson
Mrs. Sarah Walters Mrs. Sarah Walters   See fewer
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Jocelyn Brando
Lily Kirby Lily Kirby   See fewer
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Rickey Kelman
Doug Walters (as Ricky Kelman) Doug Walters (as Ricky Kelman)   See fewer
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Ann Doran
Mrs. Duprez Mrs. Duprez   See fewer
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Nelson Leigh
Reverend Johnson (unconfirmed) Reverend Johnson (unconfirmed)   See fewer
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Eleanor Audley
Miss Brighton (uncredited) Miss Brighton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Bennett
Mrs. Dunwiddy (uncredited) Mrs. Dunwiddy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Brandt
Tom Hibbs (uncredited) Tom Hibbs (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gwen Caldwell
Rose Cobb (uncredited) Rose Cobb (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Close
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Drew
Hazel Cobb (uncredited) Hazel Cobb (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Goodwin
Man with Dog (uncredited) Man with Dog (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Lytton
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elmore Vincent
Mr. Dunwiddy (uncredited) Mr. Dunwiddy (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 52 votes