Cinema: The New Pictures, Nov. 24, 1958

I Want to Live! (Figaro; United Artists). "When you hear the pellets drop," says the kindly guard to the beautiful doll as he buckles her into the cyanide chamber, "take a deep breath and count ten. It's easier that way." The beautiful doll only flings him a sardonic question: "How do you know?" Barbara Graham (Susan Hay ward), according to this skillful screen version of the life and death of one of California's most celebrated criminals (TIME. June 13, 1955), is a woman who likes to find things out for herself. At 25, she has found out what it is like...

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