On the Edge of Innocence

Synopsis: Teenage Zoe Tyler suffers from manic-depression. With a musician father who is never around life seems hard. Zoe eventually lands up in a psychiatric ward for treatment. There she meets Jake, an unstable teenager with an anger problem. They fall in love and are soon separated by their doctors, psychiatrists and parents. Fuming, Jake suddenly sees a chance for escape and takes Zoe with him, along with a few other patients. After a trip around the country, Jake and Zoe must face up to their illness and their crime.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Peter Werner
Production: CBS Television Studios
90 min

stand still.

Let him know that you know

that he sees you.

And back up, hmm? Real slow.

Anybody's in trouble,

get my attention.

l'll be on it

like a duck on a June bug.

Now, make yourselves


l think l'm going to bed.

Shut up!

(Motor running)

Lord, l'm bushed.

New book?

Yes. lt's about surviving

in the wilderness.

You're always reading something.

Yeah. My secretary gave it

to me. Do you know why?


You know why

she gave me the book?

That guy gave me the creeps with

all that talk about the bear.

Why she gave you the book?

Because you're

the salt of the earth.

Oh, is that so?

You're the most excellent man.

That's why l married you.

And you're the only woman

l've ever wanted.


see what a luck y guy you are?

Yes, l do.

This is

a special day for me.

l know it is. l'm really glad

you came away with us.

You should get away more often.



Can you go downstairs

and get me a sandwich?

Yeah, OK. Of course.

Did l ever tell you

you're an angel?


Everything but the wings.

A sandwich.





Oh, my God.

Charles, are you all right?

Christ, Charles.

Are you all right?

Jesus, l'm sorry. l'm so sorry.

Are you all right?

-l'm fine.

-Are you all right?


-You sure?


Happy birthday dear Charles

Happy birthday.

So you didn't forget.

l could never forget you.

l could never forget.

Come here, baby.

-Yes, sir! Yes, sir.

-A glass of champagne.

Champagne for Charles!

Thank you. Thank you.

Blow out the candle, Charles.

(All cheering)

May l have your attention

for a moment, please?

Can l get serious for a moment?

Charles,thank you

for your good nature,

your intelligence,

your generosity.


Uh,forgive usfor this charade.

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