A man wrongly imprisoned for murder breaks out of jail. He wants to clear his name, but with the police pursuing him, he’s forced to take a beautiful young woman, driving a fast sports car, hostage and slip into a cross-border sports car race to try to make it to Mexico before the police get him.
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Director: John Ireland, Edward Sampson
Writer: Jerome Odlum (screenplay), Jean Howell (screenplay), Roger Corman (story)
Editor: Edward Sampson
90to5 Editor: Greg Hayes
90to5 Editor Website: colonopenbracket.co.uk
90to5 Editor Bio: Currently an Assistant Editor at WhitehousePost, London. (www.whitehousepost.com)
I really enjoyed this as an editing task, it’s a really good exercise in storytelling, pace and structure, along with working in the confinements and edit decisions that have already been made, and seeing how much information is too much.