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Outside Chance (1978)

A young woman accused of murdering the jailer who raped her, escapes from jail and becomes a fugitive.

Director:

Michael Miller

Writers:

Michael Miller (teleplay), Ralph Gaby Wilson (teleplay)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yvette Mimieux ... Dinah Hunter
Royce D. Applegate ... Larry O'Brien
Beverly Hope Atkinson Beverly Hope Atkinson ... Clair
Susan Batson ... Mavis
Babbett Bram Babbett Bram ... Miss Hopkins
Fredric Cook ... Deputy Hobie
Severn Darden ... Sheriff Dempsey
Howard Hesseman ... David
Lee Fergus Lee Fergus ... Doctor
John Lawlor ... Bill Hill
Betty Thomas ... Katherine
Britt Leach ... Alfred
Charles Young Charles Young ... Luther
Kimo Owens Kimo Owens ... Mirror Glasses
Ira Miller Ira Miller ... Dale
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Storyline

Dinah Hunter is a Los Angeles advertising executive who stumbles into a waking nightmare during a road trip from L.A. to New York when she's terrorized on the road by two hitchhickers who steal her car. Then, she ends up in smalltown jail by a corrupt sheriff who hates outsiders. When her jailer tries to rape her in the holding cell, she kills him, escapes and becomes a fugitive in which she ends up back on the road with one of her hitchihker tormenters who could prove her innocence. Written by Anonymous

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Defiled by men...betrayed by justice. Dinah Hunter went through hell of both...in the hands of the law - and came out fighting. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Thriller | Crime

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jackson County Jail See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This shares the same plot, director and some of the actors as Jackson County Jail (1976). See more »

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Features Jackson County Jail (1976) See more »

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Aint't Much Fun
Written and performed by Royce D. Applegate
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