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I Want to Live! (1958) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Robert Wise

Writing Credits  

Nelson Gidding ... (screenplay) and
Don Mankiewicz ... (screenplay) (as Don M. Mankiewicz)
 
Ed Montgomery ... (newspaper articles)
 
Barbara Graham ... (letters)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Edward S. 'Ed' Montgomery
Virginia Vincent ...
Peg
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Carl G.G. Palmberg
Wesley Lau ...
Henry L. Graham
Philip Coolidge ...
Emmett Perkins
Lou Krugman ...
John R. 'Jack' Santo
James Philbrook ...
Bruce King
Bartlett Robinson ...
District Attorney Milton
Gage Clarke ...
Attorney Richard G. Tibrow
Joe De Santis ...
Al Matthews
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Father Devers
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San Quentin Warden
Alice Backes ...
Barbara, San Quentin Nurse
Gertrude Flynn ...
San Quentin Matron
Russell Thorson ...
San Quentin Sgt.
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San Quentin Capt.
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Police Sgt.
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Police Lt.
Wendell Holmes ...
Detective
Gerry Mulligan ...
Jazz Combo Member
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Jazz Combo Member
Red Mitchell ...
Jazz Combo Member
Art Farmer ...
Jazz Combo Member
Frank Rosolino ...
Jazz Combo Member
Pete Jolly ...
Jazz Combo Member
Bud Shank ...
Jazz Combo Member
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leonard Bell ...
San Francisco Hood (uncredited)
Olive Blakeney ...
Corona Warden (uncredited)
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Ben Miranda (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks ...
Man in Photo with Barbara and Peg (uncredited)
Charles Fredericks ...
Sucker at Card Game (uncredited)
Lew Gallo ...
Mr. Thomas - Undercover Cop at Bar (uncredited)
Paul Genge ...
Police Inspector (uncredited)
Charles H. Gray ...
Luke (uncredited)
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Sailor at Party (uncredited)
Stuart Holmes ...
Loafer with Cigar (uncredited)
Jason Johnson ...
Bixel, the Landlord (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ...
Reporter in Courtroom (uncredited)
Helen Kleeb ...
Prison Matron (uncredited)
Mike Lally ...
Reporter in Courtroom (uncredited)
Rusty Lane ...
Judge (uncredited)
S. John Launer ...
San Quentin Officer (uncredited)
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Charlie, Newspaperman (uncredited)
Jon Lormer ...
San Quentin Doctor (uncredited)
Herbert Lytton ...
Newspaperman (uncredited)
James Maloney ...
Prison Dentist (uncredited)
Marion Marshall ...
Rita (uncredited)
Ken Mayer ...
Drunk at Party (uncredited)
Joe Ploski ...
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
George Putnam ...
Himself - TV Newsman (uncredited)
Gene Roth ...
Eric, Machinist (uncredited)
Herman Rudin ...
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
Evelyn Scott ...
Personal Effects Clerk (uncredited)
Dan Sheridan ...
Police Broadcaster (uncredited)
Bill Stout ...
Himself - TV Newsman (uncredited)
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Ethel - Policewoman on Bus (uncredited)
Lorna Thayer ...
Corona Guard (uncredited)
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NCO at Party (uncredited)
Than Wyenn ...
San Francisico Hood (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Walter Wanger ... producer

Music by 

Johnny Mandel ... (as John Mandel) (jazz music)

Cinematography by 

Lionel Lindon

Film Editing by 

William Hornbeck

Casting By 

Lynn Stalmaster

Set Decoration by 

Victor A. Gangelin ... (as Victor Gangelin)
Ted Haworth ... (as Edward Haworth) (settings)

Makeup Department 

Emmy Eckhardt ... hair stylist
Jack Stone ... makeup artist
Thomas Tuttle ... makeup artist (as Tom Tuttle)
Lillian Ugrin ... hair stylist (as Lillian Hokom Ugrin)

Production Management 

Forrest E. Johnston ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

George Vieira ... assistant director

Sound Department 

Fred Lau ... sound recordist

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Angela Alexander ... costumer
Wesley Jeffries ... costumer

Music Department 

Art Farmer ... jazz musician
Johnny Mandel ... conductor (as John Mandel)
Shelly Manne ... jazz musician
Red Mitchell ... jazz musician
Gerry Mulligan ... jazz musician
Bud Shank ... jazz musician
Jack Sheldon ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)

Other crew 

Ed Montgomery ... presenter (as Edmund S. Montgomery)
Stanley Scheuer ... script supervisor
Crew verified as complete

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