Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond: Season 1, Episode 21

Front Runner (9 Jun. 1959)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Fantasy | Mystery
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Two rival jockeys compete for the top spot at a racetrack, but one of them has an unexpected brush with the supernatural that may give him the edge.

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John Newland ...
Himself - Host
Ben Cooper ...
Ronnie Watson
Walter Burke ...
Sam Barry
Sandy Kenyon ...
Tim Berryman
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Rita
Rita Lupino ...
Nurse
Jerry Hausner ...
Walt
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First Judge
J. Edward McKinley ...
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Two rival jockeys compete for the top spot at a racetrack, but one of them has an unexpected brush with the supernatural that may give him the edge.

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Burke's Law
4 July 2009 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

Famed jockey Ben Cooper (as Ronnie Watson) is in intensive care, at Memorial Hospital, after a horse-racing mishap. Believing death is near, the gasping Mr. Cooper tells his amazing story to "Chronicle" reporter Sandy Kenyon (as Tim Berryman). A flashback to his career begins with mentor jockey Walter Burke (as Sam Barry) announcing his impending retirement and marriage - to Cooper's girlfriend. Shocked, Cooper makes his name in the sport by cheating Mr. Burke out of a final racetrack win. Years later, Burke seems to enact a fantastical and terrifying revenge…

**** Front Runner (6/9/59) Don Mankiewicz ~ Ben Cooper, Walter Burke, Sandy Kenyon


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