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I Walk the Line (1970)

Rating:PG (N/A)
Release Date:November 18, 1970
Running time:96 minutes
Cast:Gregory Peck, Tuesday Weld, Estelle Parsons, Ralph Meeker, Lonny Chapman
Director:John Frankenheimer
Producer:Harold D. Cohen, Edward Lewis
Writer:Madison Jones, Madison Jones
Distributor:Columbia Pictures

Description: In this collaboration between actor Gregory Peck and director John Frankenheimer, Peck plays Southern sheriff Henry Tawes, who intends to bring moonshiner Carl McCain (Ralph Meeker) to justice. Instead, Tawes falls in love with McCain's nubile daughter, Alma (Tuesday Weld), and arranges for the feds to keep their hands off McCain's still. The sheriff thus risks completely destroying his work life and home life. Not surprisingly, Johnny Cash's I Walk the Line is heard on the soundtrack at various crucial junctures.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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