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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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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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The dress worn by Debra Paget in the Hotel San Blas appears to be the same dress (or a direct copy of it) worn by Leslie Caron in the 'Something's Gotta Give' number from Daddy Long Legs (1955). 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: A slug in my head right now, would send 30,000 volts through yours.
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Connections

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

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You'll Never Know
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Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Played on the jukebox and heard often throughout the picture
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Ray's Dark Side
16 November 2001 | by (brighton, ma) – See all my reviews

Those who think of Ray Milland as a skilled light comedian or an amiable drunk will be surprised by his work in this late Allan Dwan entry. He's mean as can be in this one, and the best thing in the movie, making Anthony Quinn look weak by comparison; not an easy thing to do, but Ray pulls it off with style. Debra Paget is an asset as well in this trim, modest film.


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