One Step Beyond (1959–1961)
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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.

Director:

John Newland

Writers:

Merwin Gerard (creator), Don Mankiewicz (as Don M. Mankiewicz) | 1 more credit »
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Episode cast overview:
John Newland ... Himself - Host
Ben Cooper ... Ronnie Watson
Walter Burke ... Sam Barry
Sandy Kenyon ... Tim Berryman
Carmen Phillips ... Rita
Rita Lupino Rita Lupino ... Nurse
Jerry Hausner ... Walt
Phil Chambers ... First Judge
J. Edward McKinley ... Second Judge
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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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Not Rated
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Language:

English

Release Date:

9 June 1959 (USA) See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Burke's Law
4 July 2009 | by wes-connorsSee 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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