Jeff's hair looks a bit long in this film because he was growing it out
in preparation for his next role, as Martin Pawley in The Searchers.
A KISS BEFORE DYING .... 1956
Grant) In this suspenseful film based on the Ira Levin novel, Jeff is an
intelligent and inquiring 'good guy' whose actions play a pivotal role in the
story. Jeff's character becomes suspicious after he learns that
smooth-talker Wagner is seriously involved with a woman from a wealthy family,
but the woman is entirely unaware that her sister--an apparent suicide--was
Wagner's prior girlfriend.
With Virginia Leith, Mary Astor, and future star Joanne Woodward.
Jeff met his second wife, Dusty Bartlett, on location in Arizona during
filming of A Kiss Before Dying. Miss Bartlett was an uncredited stuntwoman on the