Jeopardy (1953)

She did it... because her fear was greater than her shame!

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1953-03-30
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 37 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 9min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: John Sturges
star 6.6/10
From 37 Ratings


A woman is kidnapped when she goes to get help for her husband who is trapped on a beach with the tide coming in to surely drown him.

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  • Barbara Stanwyck

    as Helen Stilwin
  • Barry Sullivan

    as Doug Stilwin
  • Ralph Meeker

    as Lawson the Fugitive
  • Lee Aaker

    as Bobby Stilwin
  • Rico Alaniz

    as Officer at 1st Roadblock (uncredited)
  • Salvador Baguez

    as Officer at 1st Roadblock (uncredited)
  • Bob Castro

    as Police Machine Gunner (uncredited)
  • Carlos Conde

    as Tijuana Vendor (uncredited)
  • George L. Derrick

    as Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
  • Paul Fierro

    as Mexican Lieutenant
  • Sol Gorss

    as Captain's Driver Talking to Helen (uncredited)
  • Margarita Martín

    as Mexican Mother (uncredited)
  • Victor Milner

    as Bit Part (uncredited)
  • Alex Montoya

    as Officer with Walkie-Talkie at 2nd Barricade (uncredited)
  • George Navarro

    as Tijuana Vendor (uncredited)
  • Charles Stevens

    as Mexican Father
  • Ken Terrell

    as Officer at 2nd Barricade (uncredited)
  • Louis Tomei

    as Officer at 2nd Barricade (uncredited)
  • Juan Torena

    as Mexican Police Chief
  • Felipe Turich

    as Mexican Border Official (uncredited)
  • Natividad Vacío

    as Persistent Tijuana Vendor (uncredited)
  • Bud Wolfe

    as Lieutenant's Driver (uncredited)
Production Sol Baer Fielding Producer
Editing Newell P. Kimlin Editor
Writing Maurice Zimm Story
Sound Dimitri Tiomkin Original Music Composer
Directing John Sturges Director
Camera Victor Milner Director of Photography
Writing Mel Dinelli Screenplay
Art Cedric Gibbons Art Direction
Art William Ferrari Art Direction
Art Edwin B. Willis Set Decoration
Art Fred M. MacLean Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up William Tuttle Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Pat McNalley Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Helene Parrish Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Helen Rose Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Frank Delmar Wardrobe Master
Production Charles Schnee Executive Producer
Production Dave Friedman Unit Manager
Directing Joel Freeman Assistant Director
Directing Jack Aldworth Assistant Director
Sound Douglas Shearer Recording Supervision
Sound Jasper Woltz Sound
Crew A. Arnold Gillespie Special Effects
Sound Manuel Emanuel Orchestrator
Sound Paul Marquardt Orchestrator
Sound George Parrish Orchestrator
Directing William J. Hole Jr. Script Supervisor