History Film / IWantToLive

1st Jul '17 4:48:50 PM nombretomado
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According to TheOtherWiki, the movie was adapted from articles and letters written by Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Ed Montgomery, who is also a character in the movie. Consequently, the film mercilessly satirizes the media and its tendency to treat truth as a secondary priority to entertainment, and the disastrous consequences it can have in regards to the legal system.

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According to TheOtherWiki, Wiki/TheOtherWiki, the movie was adapted from articles and letters written by Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Ed Montgomery, who is also a character in the movie. Consequently, the film mercilessly satirizes the media and its tendency to treat truth as a secondary priority to entertainment, and the disastrous consequences it can have in regards to the legal system.
7th Apr '17 3:41:35 PM nombretomado
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* {{Poker}}: TheCon she and her cohorts used to run involved her picking up a guy, getting him drunk, and then tricking him into losing all his money in a poker game. Then, they all split the winnings.
13th Feb '17 5:51:47 PM thatother1dude
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* HistoricalVillainDowngrade: Barbara is portrayed as a lot more sympathetic than she was in real life.



* VoiceoverLetter: Several of the letters Barbara writes are read in her voice.

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* VoiceoverLetter: Several of the letters Barbara writes are read in her voice.
24th Jan '16 8:30:19 PM Prfnoff
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'''''I Want to Live!''''' is a 1958 FilmNoir directed by Creator/RobertWise, based on the ([[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory sort of]]) true story of HookerWithAHeartOfGold Barbara Graham and her failed endeavor to give up a life of crime, ultimately ending up on trial for murder.

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'''''I ''I Want to Live!''''' Live!'' is a 1958 FilmNoir directed by Creator/RobertWise, based on the ([[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory sort of]]) true story of HookerWithAHeartOfGold Barbara Graham and her failed endeavor to give up a life of crime, ultimately ending up on trial for murder.
5th Jan '16 11:44:06 PM Mdumas43073
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5th Jan '16 11:43:55 PM Mdumas43073
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''I Want to Live!'' is a 1958 FilmNoir directed by Creator/RobertWise, based on the ([[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory sort of]]) true story of HookerWithAHeartOfGold Barbara Graham and her failed endeavor to give up a life of crime, ultimately ending up on trial for murder.

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''I '''''I Want to Live!'' Live!''''' is a 1958 FilmNoir directed by Creator/RobertWise, based on the ([[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory sort of]]) true story of HookerWithAHeartOfGold Barbara Graham and her failed endeavor to give up a life of crime, ultimately ending up on trial for murder.
26th Dec '15 4:46:46 AM Morgenthaler
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* CatapultNightmare
* DeadManWriting: [[spoiler: Or woman, rather.]]
* DeadpanSnarker: Barbara.
* DeathRow
* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: She dies.]]

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* %%* DeadManWriting: [[spoiler: Or woman, rather.]]
* %%* DeadpanSnarker: Barbara.
* %%* DeathRow
* %%* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: She dies.]]



* ExcitedShowTitle

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* FilmNoir
* FreudianExcuse: She came from a broken family.
* GasChamber
* GirlsBehindBars: Noticeably averted.

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* %%* FreudianExcuse: She came from a broken family.
* %%* GasChamber
* %%* GirlsBehindBars: Noticeably averted.



* MiscarriageOfJustice
* NoHonorAmongThieves

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* %%* NoHonorAmongThieves



* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory

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5th Jul '15 5:44:25 PM Mdumas43073
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''I Want to Live!'' is a 1958 FilmNoir based on the ([[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory sort of]]) true story of HookerWithAHeartOfGold Barbara Graham and her failed endeavor to give up a life of crime, ultimately ending up on trial for murder.

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''I Want to Live!'' is a 1958 FilmNoir directed by Creator/RobertWise, based on the ([[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory sort of]]) true story of HookerWithAHeartOfGold Barbara Graham and her failed endeavor to give up a life of crime, ultimately ending up on trial for murder.
20th May '15 4:01:15 PM nombretomado
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Other than that, best known for the fact that it earned actress Susan Hayward an [[AcademyAward Oscar]] for Best Actress in the starring role.



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Other than that, best known for the fact that it earned actress Susan Hayward an [[AcademyAward [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Oscar]] for Best Actress in the starring role.


18th May '15 3:01:51 PM Bootlebat
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* HistoricalVillainDowngrade: Barbara is portrayed as a lot more sympathetic than she was in real life.
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