Dying Joan Ames meets criminal Dan Hardesty on a luxury liner as he is being transported back to America by policeman Steve Burke to face execution. Joan and Dan fall in love, their fates unbeknownst to one another.
FOUR WEEKS IN WHICH TO LIVE - an eternity in which to die. One of the grandest screen treats.
Did You Know?
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on June 10, 1940 with Merle Oberon
and Pat O'Brien
reprising their film roles. See more
The doctor states that Joan Ames has angina pectoris and that nothing can be done for her. In fact, nitroglycerine had been used for the treatment of angina since the 1870s. See more
Remake of One Way Passage
The Sky Fell Down
Music by Louis Alter
Played when Rocky sits down with the Countess to discuss Dan See more