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Walk a Tightrope (1965)

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Ellen (Patricia Owens) is happily married and very much in love with Jason (Terrence Cooper), but she is being blackmailed by her former husband as their annulment had never gone through. ... See full summary »

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Dan Duryea ...
Carl Lutcher
Patricia Owens ...
Ellen Sheppard
Terence Cooper ...
Jason Sheppard
Richard Leech ...
Doug Randle
Neil McCallum ...
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Ellen (Patricia Owens) is happily married and very much in love with Jason (Terrence Cooper), but she is being blackmailed by her former husband as their annulment had never gone through. She sets up a complex plan with a hired gunman, Lutcher (Dan Duryea), to kill the ex-husband when he comes for some more money, but the current husband comes in unexpected and Lutcher, not knowing one from the other, kills him. Oops! Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Glum b movie wastes its star.
10 January 2003 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

If the makers had known what they were about, they'd have had Dan Duryea sit in a chair and read the script to camera. Every time they shift to the stiff British players or the obvious studio settings, attention drops.

This one is no worse than the run quota filling first half thrillers that were being poured out of British studios at the time though it has the same glum view of human nature and unconvincing intonations. These were, despite the protestations of those who saw a living out of them, made by people who'd rather do something else, for theaters who'd rather show something else and played to audiences who considered coming in at interval to just see the big picture.

Apart from Duryea, WALK A TIGHTROPE has Pat Owens memorable for her lead in LAW & JAKE WADE and unforgettable in her number in HELL TO ETERNITY and is filmed by the cameraman of DRIFTERS. The makers' attempts to induce style, in material like the sustained shot of Owens with voices over, fail miserably. Details like the London cab are jammed in to catch a U.S. audience. The first time director does his best.


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