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Edge of Eternity (1959)

Approved  |   |  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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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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Violence careens across the Grand Canyon! See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Release Date:

2 November 1959 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rim of the Canyon  »

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Budget:

$700,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

(Eastman Color)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Working titles: "Satan's Bucket" and "Rim of the Canyon" See more »

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

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Excellent mystery-thriller
14 June 2005 | by (Derby, England) – See all my reviews

I taped Edge of Eternity when Channel 4 screened it some time ago and found it very enjoyable. Some reviews state this as a Western, but it is more of a mystery-thriller than a Western.

A Sheriff in Arizona investigates three murders around the Grand Canyon and is help by a woman and not surprisingly they fall in love with each other. The killer then takes the woman hostage and he is caught in the dramatic final showdown in a minor's bucket, high over the Grand Canyon.

Edge of Eternity has some magnificent scenery. especially the Grand Canyon scenes.

The cast is lead by Cornel Wilde as the Sheriff, Victoria Shaw as his love interest and Micky Shaughnessy. All play good parts.

This movie is a must see, just for the scenery. Excellent.

Rating: 3 and a half stars out of 5.


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