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The River's Edge (1957)

Approved | | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 1957 (UK)
A murderous thief on the run with stolen loot forces a poor rancher to guide him across the desert into Mexico. Accompanying them is the rancher's wife, who happens to be the killer's former girlfriend.

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Floyd Barry (as Byron K. Foulger)
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A murderous thief on the run with stolen loot forces a poor rancher to guide him across the desert into Mexico. Accompanying them is the rancher's wife, who happens to be the killer's former girlfriend.

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It was kill ... or be killed ... all the way down to The River's Edge.


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Flucht nach Mexiko  »

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Average Shot Length = ~9.2 seconds. Median Shot Length = ~9.4 seconds. See more »

Goofs

When Nardo Denning turns the Thunderbird around and tries to run down Meg, the fender skirt on the passenger side flies off. A later shot of the car as it pursues her shows the skirt still in place. See more »

Quotes

Ben Cameron: You know, if you were on a desert island with that guy and there was nothing but rocks, pretty soon he would have all the rocks moved to his side of the beach.
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Connections

Referenced in Riverdale: Chapter One: The River's Edge (2017) See more »

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The River's Edge
Louis Forbes and Bobby Troup
Sung by Bob Winn
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Pacy melodrama
14 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

This one has a farmer, his wife and her ex-lover. And a case full of money. It is not particularly memorable, but has pace, good acting, and a gorgeous Debra Paget. What else could you ask for?


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