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Daybreak

1948
1h 15m
Drama
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Cast

Eric Portman (Eddie)Ann Todd (Frankie)Maxwell Reed (Olaf)Edward Rigby (Bill Shackle)Bill Owen (Ron)Jane Hylton (Doris)Eliot Makeham (Mr. Bigley)Margaret Withers (Mrs. Bigley)John Turnbull (Superintendent)Maurice Denham (Inspector)Milton Rosmer (Governor)Lyn Evans (Waterman)Jim Brady (Bystander)Andrew Crawford (Barbershop Customer)Garry Marsh (Barbershop Customer)George Merritt (Prison Warder)Jim Morris (Barbershop Customer)

Director

Compton Bennett

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Synopsis

A hangman conceals his true identity when he falls in love, and sets up home with his girl on a barge in the river Thames. Tragedy strikes when the hangman's assistant tries to seduce his boss's wife - after a fight, the hangman is presumed drowned. The woman commits suicide, but the hangman has in fact survived, and manages to save his assistant from the gallows.

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