A soggy remake of a classic, I DIED A THOUSAND TIMES was an attempt to do HIGH SIERRA with Palance in the Bogart role. The story remains the same (as it should; W.R. Burnett wrote the original with John Huston and this time penned the screenplay solo). Chaney is a dying criminal who wants
to go out in a blaze of glory by heisting the Frontier Hotel in Palm Springs. He arranges for Palance to get sprung from prison to aid him in the robbery. Palance gets to the aerie in the mountains to be in on the planning with the other members of the gang, Marvin, Holliman, and Lopez. Winters is
an ex-taxi-dancer who is attached to the mob. She likes Palance, but he finds himsel...