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Make Haste to Live (1954)

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Crystal 'Chris' Benson, a single mother in a small New Mexico town, senses a shadowy menace stalking her in the night. She acquires a gun and makes arrangements anticipating her own death, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Crystal Benson
Stephen McNally ...
Steve Blackford
Mary Murphy ...
Randy Benson
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Sheriff Lafe
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Josh Blake
Ron Hagerthy ...
John 'Hack' Hackenthal
Pepe Hern ...
Rudolfo Gonzáles
Eddy Waller ...
'Spud' Kelly
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Mary Rose
Rosa Turich ...
Juana
Julian Rivero ...
Carlos
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Mother
William Bailey ...
Ed Jenkins
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Mrs. Gonzales
Bob Carney ...
Round-Faced Man
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Crystal 'Chris' Benson, a single mother in a small New Mexico town, senses a shadowy menace stalking her in the night. She acquires a gun and makes arrangements anticipating her own death, tape-recording a message for her teenage daughter which (in flashback) tells of her involvement with Steve Blackford, who has very good reason to hate her. Chris is determined and resourceful, but Steve has had 18 years to plan revenge. Doom closes in... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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WHO IS THIS MAN WHO HAS COME TO TERRIFY HER! Does He Know The Secret Of Her Fearsome Past! See more »


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25 March 1954 (USA)  »

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Started out good.
13 August 2002 | by (Kansas City, MO) – See all my reviews

I expected "Sleeping with the Enemy" but this wasn't it. The tension wasn't there. I just wasn't afraid for the good guys or scared of the bad guy. I had hoped that the bottomless pit shown in the opening scene would play a bigger part, but it didn't - and it would have made a grand finale! But the ending was very disappointing!


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