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Step Down to Terror (1958)

Pursued by detectives, Johnny Walters leaves the city to visit his family in a small California town. Among the household: his dead brother's luscious widow Helen, who soon is attracted to ... See full summary »

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Johnny Williams Walters
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Mike Randall
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Mrs. Sarah Walters
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Lily Kirby
Alan Dexter ...
Roy the photographer
Ricky Kelman ...
Doug Walters
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Reverend Johnson (unconfirmed)
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Pursued by detectives, Johnny Walters leaves the city to visit his family in a small California town. Among the household: his dead brother's luscious widow Helen, who soon is attracted to him. Ominous events and conflicting evidence leave Helen suspicious, but uncertain about her brother-in-law as tension builds... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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STEP BY STEP... he made a career out of love.... and murder!


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The character name "Johnny Walters" is wrongly listed in the end credits as "Johnny Williams." See more »

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Remake of Shadow of a Doubt (1943) See more »

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Having acted alongside Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean, Dennis Hopper and Earl Holliman in 'Giant', the 28 year old Rod Taylor continued to get roles alongside high profile actors and actresses until his big break came in 1960 with 'The Time Machine'.


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