Walk a Tightrope

Walk a Tightrope is a 1964 Anglo-American crime film directed by Frank Nesbitt, written by Neil McCallum, and starring Dan Duryea, Patricia Owens, Terence Cooper, Richard Leech, Neil McCallum and Trevor Reid. It was released on February 12, 1965, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2][3]

Walk a Tightrope
Walk a Tightrope poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byFrank Nesbitt
Produced byJack Parsons
Screenplay byNeil McCallum
Story byMann Rubin
StarringDan Duryea
Patricia Owens
Terence Cooper
Richard Leech
Neil McCallum
Trevor Reid
Music byBuxton Orr
CinematographyBasil Emmott
Edited byRobert Winter
Jack Parsons-Neil McCallum Productions
Associated Producers
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • October 30, 1964 (1964-10-30) (Sweden)
  • February 12, 1965 (1965-02-12) (United States)
Running time
69 minutes
CountriesUnited States
United Kingdom


An American living in Britain claims he was hired by a woman to kill her husband whom she clearly loves, but all is not what it seems.



  1. ^ "Walk a Tightrope (1964) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  2. ^ Sandra Brennan. "Walk a Tightrope (1964) - Frank Nesbitt". AllMovie. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
  3. ^ "Walk a Tightrope". Afi.com. Retrieved 2017-09-22.

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