Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Season 7, Episode 18

The Woman Who Wanted to Live (6 Feb. 1962)

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When a woman is forced by a murderer to drive him to safety, she deliberately passes up chances to escape.

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Ray Bardon
Lola Albright ...
Nita
Ray Montgomery ...
The Attendent
Craig Curtis ...
Rook
Ben Bryant ...
Fat Boy
Robert Rudelson ...
Cuke
Jesslyn Fax ...
The Motel Manageress
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Ray Bardon is an escaped convict who robs a gas station and kills the attendant. He then carjacks a car driven by Nita. He has every intention of killing her but Bardon is wounded and she convinces him that if he lets her live, she will drive him anywhere he wants to go. She makes no attempt to escape and gives every appearance of helping him escape. Unfortunately for Bardon, he hijacked the wrong car and driver. Written by garykmcd

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6 February 1962 (USA)  »

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Bronson plays a wounded criminal on the run who holds up a gas station and kills the attendant. He then carjacks a beautiful woman (Albright) and forces her to drive. She tells him she doesn't want to die and will do anything to help him. Along the way, they must contend with roadblocks, a flat tire and a trio of punks who try to rape Albright. The pair ends up in a motel, where she reveals a secret about herself. Tight, nicely acted, and Albright -- by then in her mid-30s -- is incredibly sexy even by today's standards. Bronson was years away from being crowned the world's most popular movie star, but you can tell in this early TV appearance that he had what it takes.


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