A Life in the Balance (1955)

07/01/1955 (US) CrimeMysteryThriller 1h 14m
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A killer with the cunning of a maniac. A little boy with the courage of a lion.


A widower's young son leads the police to a killer of sinners in Mexico City.

  1. Harry Horner


  2. Rafael Portillo


  3. Georges Simenon


  4. Leo Townsend


  5. Robert Presnell Jr.


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  1. Ricardo Montalban

    Ricardo Montalban

    Antonio Gómez

  2. Anne Bancroft

    Anne Bancroft

    María Ibinia

  3. Lee Marvin

    Lee Marvin

    The Killer

  4. José Pérez

    José Pérez

    Paco Gómez

  5. Rodolfo Acosta

    Rodolfo Acosta

    Lt. Fernando

  6. Carlos Múzquiz

    Capt. Saldana

  7. Jorge Treviño


  8. José Torvay

    José Torvay

    Andrés Martínez

  9. Eva Calvo

    Eva Calvo

    Carla Arlota

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A Life in the Balance
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Original Language English

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