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Why Must I Die? (1960)

86 min | Crime, Drama

Debra Paget commits a murder for which Terry Moore (as club singer Lois King) is arrested, tried, and condemned to die. The story line wanders through the trial and Miss King's final hours on Death Row. The true killer is finally ready to ...See moreDebra Paget commits a murder for which Terry Moore (as club singer Lois King) is arrested, tried, and condemned to die. The story line wanders through the trial and Miss King's final hours on Death Row. The true killer is finally ready to confess, but already Miss King (who has by now been strapped into the electric chair) is at risk. Will she be rescued in the nick of time? Written by R. Dresser See less
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Writers
Richard Bernstein (screenplay) | Herbert G. Luft (additional dialogue) | George Waters (screenplay) (as George W. Waters) (story) (as George W. Waters)
Composer
Richard LaSalle (as Dick LaSalle)
Cinematographer
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Jun 30, 1960

Release date
Jun 1960 (United States)

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18 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Terry Moore
Lois King Lois King   See fewer
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Debra Paget
Dottie Manson Dottie Manson   See fewer
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Bert Freed
Adler Adler   See fewer
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Lionel Ames
Eddie Rainey Eddie Rainey   See fewer
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Richard LePore
Sinclair (as Richard Le Pore) Sinclair (as Richard Le Pore)   See fewer
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Sid Melton
Morrie Waltzer Morrie Waltzer   See fewer
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Selette Cole
Peggy Taylor Peggy Taylor   See fewer
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Dorothy Lovett
Mrs. Benson Mrs. Benson   See fewer
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Phil Harvey
Kenny Randall Kenny Randall   See fewer
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Fred Sherman
'Red' King 'Red' King   See fewer
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Robert Shayne
Charlie Munro Charlie Munro   See fewer
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Damian O'Flynn
D.A. Walter Dennison D.A. Walter Dennison   See fewer
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Holly Harris
Miss Bradley Miss Bradley   See fewer
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Jhean Burton
Trixie Trixie   See fewer
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Abigail Shelton
Dawn (as Abbagail Shelton) Dawn (as Abbagail Shelton)   See fewer
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Jackie Joseph
Marge Brennan - Cigarette Girl (uncredited) Marge Brennan - Cigarette Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

5.5 / 10 | 64 votes