Dying Joan Ames meets criminal Dan Hardesty on a luxury liner as he is being transported back to America by policeman Steve Burke to face execution. Joan and Dan fall in love, their fates unbeknownst to one another.
FOUR WEEKS IN WHICH TO LIVE - an eternity in which to die. One of the grandest screen treats.
Did You Know?
This film's earliest documented telecast took place in Tucson Friday 5 October 1956 on KDWI (Channel 9); it first aired in Albuquerque Tuesday 30 October 1956 on KOAT (Channel 7), in Bloomington IN Saturday 3 November 1956 on WTTV (Channel 4), in Los Angeles Friday 9 November 1956 on KNXT (Channel 2), in Boston Saturday 22 December 1956 on WBZ (Channel 4), in San Francisco Tuesday 25 December 1956 on KPIX (Channel 5), in Cincinnati Saturday 9 February 1957 on WKRC (Channel 12), in Portland OR Sunday 10 March 1957 on KOIN (Channel 6), and in Chicago Monday 11 March 1957 on WGN (Channel 9). See more
The doctor states that Joan Ames has angina pectoris and that nothing can be done for her. In fact, nitroglycerine had been used for the treatment of angina since the 1870s. See more
Remake of One Way Passage
On San Francisco Bay
Music by Gertrude Hoffman
Played on the piano when Dan is being arrested See more