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

(Wind whistling)

(Jet engine)

Charles, isn't this great?



Good afternoon.


Man,what wouldn't l do

to get my hands on her?

Get your hands on who?

The Challenger--

$20-million airplane.

What did you think l meant?

-Come along, Charles.

-Charles,you coming?


-l'm supposed to give you this.


-Charles Morse the billionaire?

My God, is thatwho you are?


Stuff everything

into the back.

l've taken the liberty

of talking to the pilot.

l've checked the engine log.

The plane's in good shape.

Good avionics.

The fella's been around.

Try not to fly

under any low ceiling,

any possibility

of bird-strike, or ice.

-What's bird-strike?

-Flocks of migrating birds.

-If we hit them,we're all dead.


Especially this time of year.

Any questions, l'll have a

chopper here and fly you out.

We'll be fine.

-l said you'd have a good time.


When will you require

your plane?


-They want the film in 34 hours.

l'd say 8:
00 tomorrow night.

-Eight o'clock tomorrow night.

-Yes, sir.

Thank you.

-(Man sneezes)

-Oh, no!

You can't handle

this northern weather?

-l'll be all right.

-lt's your own fault.

Hey, is that a new watch?

Yeah. Dual time zone.

Tells the time in two places.

What for?

If l want to know

the time in New York,

l don't have to add three.

Look there.

Right there.

So you built this place

with your own hands?

Yes, ma'am.

Been building it all my life.

OK, right this way,folks.

You don't have to worry about

keys 'cause we got no locks.

Kitchen is always open.

You can fix whatever you like.

The bedrooms and outhouses

are upstairs.

We want you to relax,

kick off your shoes,

and just get

down-home comfortable.

-Hey, Stephen.


This is what l'm talking about.

See? That's what l want

for tomorrow:

an unsentimental photograph.

To get a truly

unseIfconscious photograph,

you almost have to go

back to the 19th century.

How old is that?

Took it last fall. That's

Jack Hawk, a friend of mine.

You took the photo?

l took the photo.

He took the bear.

l'd be out hunting with him

right now if you weren't here...

and l had my rifle sighted in.

You interested in books?

Yeah. Why can't you get

your rifle sighted in?


Why can't you get

your rifle sighted in?

Need to rig up a bench rest.

An ironing board

makes a good bench rest.

No disrespect...l'm surprised

you know what a bench rest is.

Charles knows

what everything is.

Got a question, ask him.

Charles knows everything.

Take a mighty accomplished man

to claim that.

l don't claim anything.

Ask him.

See if l'm wrong.

-Bet you can't stump him.

-Bet you l can.

Tell you what...

l will give you $5.00...

if you can tell me what's

on the other side of this blade.

lt's a rabbit smoking a pipe.


(Man laughs)

A rabbit smoking a pipe.


Why in the world would that be?

Uh, it's a symbol

of the Cree lndians.

On one side there's the panther,

on the other, his prey,

the rabbit.

He sits unafraid.

He smokes his pipe.

lt's a traditional motif.

Why is he unafraid?

Because he's smarter

than the panther.

Ha! Sir...you impress me.

Oh. Thank you.

Amazing accomplishment.

No, it's not an accomplishment.

lt's a freak.

ls that so?


l seem to retain

all these facts,

but putting them to any useful

purpose is another matter.


Oh, hey, listen up, folks.

We got a problem

with bears around here.

Never leave food uncovered,

even in the lodge.


You see a bear near you,

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