The Petrified Forest (1956)

Gabby lives and works at her father's small diner out in the desert. She can't stand it and wants to go and live with her mother in France. Along comes Alan, a broke man with no will to ... See full summary »

Writer:

Robert E. Sherwood (play)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Beckett Bould Beckett Bould ... Gramp Maple
Faith Brook ... Mrs. Chisholm
Larry Burns Larry Burns ... Jackie
Earl Cameron ... Slim
Neville Crabbe Neville Crabbe ... Joseph
Paul Erickson Paul Erickson ... A telegraph lineman
Barry Foster ... Boze Hertzlinger
Liam Gaffney Liam Gaffney ... Jason Maple
Alan Gifford ... Mr. Chisholm
Keith Grieve Keith Grieve ... Another lineman
Lois Maxwell ... Gabby Maple
Kevin Miles Kevin Miles ... Ruby
Andrew Osborn Andrew Osborn ... Alan Squier
Joyce Parry Joyce Parry ... Paula
Henry Sherek Henry Sherek ... Himself - Introduction
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Storyline

Gabby lives and works at her father's small diner out in the desert. She can't stand it and wants to go and live with her mother in France. Along comes Alan, a broke man with no will to live, who is traveling to see the Pacific, and maybe to drown in it. Meanwhile Duke Mantee a notorious killer and his gang is heading towards the diner where Mantee plan on meeting up with his girl.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 June 1956 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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