Each Dawn I Die

Synopsis: Although innocent, reporter Frank Ross is found guilty of murder and is sent to jail. While his friends at the newspaper try to find out who framed him, Frank gets hardened by prison life and his optimism turns into bitterness. He meets fellow-inmate Stacey and they decide to help each other.
Director(s): William Keighley
Production: Warner Home Video
92 min

Let me outta here!


Bill, you don't know

what it does to him up there.


You've got to let me see Stacey.

I could get you

into heaven easier.

However, Ill do

whatever I can for you

Thanks, Mr. Lockhart.

[Knock on door]

Take the blinders of

You stay.

Sit down.

Put the blinders on her.

Come on, you guys.

All right, Lockhart,


Like a bunch of tin crooks.

You know better.

Of the man who framed him.

You're in love with ross,

aren't you?

I'm going to give ross a break.

Come with me.


you can't get me in there

Let him go

Think you can do it?

All set for a fresh start.

But you've

got to earn it.

What do you say?



[Machinery rattling]

Sounds bad

is it catching?

Wait will he catches those creeps

yeah, yeah.

That goes for you too.

Let go of him,

I tell you!

Get back!

Come on, you lead-Slinger.

You don't hurt.

Come on, get up.

You dont...

take him

to the hospital.

Or Ill book you!


[Clock ticking]

All right.

Sit down, ross.

I feel pretty well

Why did you help Stacey

to escape?

To curry favor with the board

in hope of release.

Haven't you anything to say?



Oh, please,

give me another chance.

I can't do any more time

Please, turn me out of here.

Go along now.


Yeah. That's all I k

now. You can't blame me.

Come on, beat it.

[Car approaching]

It's okay, I didn't print it.

Come on!

All right.

Oh, you're stir-Nuts.

He don't know what he's saying

I'll take my chance that way.

[Machinery rattling]


You have no chance!

Let me go!



[Men yelling]

[Men silence]

Come on!

Come on, ross.

We need you.

[Men yelling]

Come on.

[Horn blowing]

There. You're out of it anyway

[Guards chattering]

Get going!

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Norman Reilly Raine

Norman Reilly Raine (23 June 1894 – 19 July 1971) was an American screenwriter, creator of "Tugboat Annie" and winner of an Oscar for the screenplay of The Life of Emile Zola (1937). more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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