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For You I Die (1947)

Passed  -  Crime | Drama | Film-Noir  -  17 December 1947 (USA)
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A young convict,Johnny Coulter, serving as a trustee and with only a year remaining on his sentence, is forced to participate in a prison break by one of the hardened criminals. They ... See full summary »

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Alec Shaw
Roman Bohnen ...
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Maggie Dillon
Mannela Callejo ...
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Don C. Harvey ...
Mathew 'Matt' Gruber (as Don Harvey)
Charles Waldron Jr. ...
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Patrolman Mac
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A young convict,Johnny Coulter, serving as a trustee and with only a year remaining on his sentence, is forced to participate in a prison break by one of the hardened criminals. They separate after the break but circumstances bring them together again. Johnny and a waitress, Hope Novak, fall in love and, together, they help the law recapture the escapee and his henchmen. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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2 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Arpi Productions only produced two movies. This one and the following year, Sophia. Both directed by the same guy.

This film is a tight production however the public domain prints are horrible. They do not appear to come from a negative but from a direct transfer -- film to film.

That's means all the grays bleed out and you are left with blacks and whites in high contrast. Not enjoyable to watch.

Too bad. For a B picture it's not half bad.

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A young convict,Johnny Coulter, serving as a trustee and with only a year remaining on his sentence, is forced to participate in a prison break by one of the hardened criminals.

They separate after the break but circumstances bring them together again. Johnny and a waitress, Hope Novak, fall in love and, together, they help the law recapture the escapee and his henchmen.


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