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I Want to Live (1958), starring Susan Hayward, Simon Oakland

I Want to Live

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I Want to Live (1958), starring Susan Hayward, Simon Oakland

In I Want to Live, a low-level criminal is convicted of beating an elderly woman to death. She’s then sentenced to die. But the question is, is she guilty? Can a reporter uncover enough evidence to overturn her conviction, before it’s too late? A truly great performance by Susan Hayward.

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Cat Ballou (1965) starring Jone Fonda, Lee Marvin,

Cat Ballou [Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin]

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Cat Ballou (1965) starring Jone Fonda, Lee Marvin,

Cat Ballou was declared an instant classic with its blend of Western parody and rapid-fire action. Lee Marvin won an Oscar┬« for Best Actor as Kid Shelleen, the woozy, boozy, has-been gunslinger. Jane Fonda, at the height of her sex-kitten period, stars as Catherine “Cat” Ballou, the schoolmarm-turned-outlaw. She hires Kid to protect her father’s ranch from a greedy railroad tycoon. Filmed in just 32 days, Cat Ballou went on to become one of the biggest box office hits of 1965. With singing minstrels Nat King Cole and Stubby Kaye.

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