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Edge of Eternity (1959)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  2 November 1959 (USA)
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Helped by socialite Janice Kendon and barkeeper Scott O'Brien, Arizona deputy sheriff Les Martin works to solve three brutal murders in and around the Grand Canyon. His efforts leads to the... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Les Martin
Victoria Shaw ...
Janice Kendon
Mickey Shaughnessy ...
Scotty O'Brien
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Sheriff Edwards
Rian Garrick ...
Bob Kendon
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Bill Ward
Alexander Lockwood ...
Jim Kendon
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Gas Station Attendant
Tom Fadden ...
Eli Jones
Wendell Holmes ...
Sam Houghton
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Storyline

Helped by socialite Janice Kendon and barkeeper Scott O'Brien, Arizona deputy sheriff Les Martin works to solve three brutal murders in and around the Grand Canyon. His efforts leads to the killer fleeing with Janice as a hostage and a chase by car and helicopter lead to a climax on a miner's bucket on cables a mile above the canyon floor. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Plot Keywords:

murder | gold

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Violence careens across the Grand Canyon! See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

2 November 1959 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Dancing Bucket  »

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Budget:

$700,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

Possible spoiler. Near the end, when Les reaches the plane with his car after being shot at, as he exits his car, the reflection of two crew members can be seen on the car window. See more »

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Filmed with the cooperation of the United States Guano Corporation, a subsidiary of New Pacific Coal & Oil, Limited. See more »

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Satan's Bucket.
6 May 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Edge of Eternity is directed by Don Siegel and written by Richard Collins. It stars Cornel Wilde, Victoria Shaw, Mickey Shaughnessy, Edgar Buchanan and Rian Garrick. A CinemaScope production with music by Daniele Amfitheatrof and cinematography by Burnett Guffey.

Contemporary Western that finds Wilde as the local deputy sheriff trying to solve a murder case in the Ghost Town of Kendon.

It's not got a strong plot and the performances of the cast are hardly out the top draw, but it's a solid murder mystery set to the magnificent backdrop of The Grand Canyon. Siegel keeps things pacey as Guffey brings the scorching vistas to life, and it all builds to an exciting finale, where some rear projection work not withstanding, it's breath holding stuff. 7/10


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