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Tomorrow Is Another Day (1951)

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A man who spent his formative years in prison for murder is released, and struggles to adjust to the outside world and escape his lurid past. He gets involved with a cheap dancehall girl, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Catherine 'Cay' Higgins
Steve Cochran ...
Bill Clark / Mike Lewis
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Stella Dawson
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Henry Dawson
Morris Ankrum ...
Hugh Wagner
John Kellogg ...
Dan Monroe
Lee Patrick ...
Janet Higgins
Hugh Sanders ...
Detective Lt. George Conover
Stuart Randall ...
Frank Higgins
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Johnny Dawson (as Bobby Hyatt)
Harry Antrim ...
Prison Warden
Walter Sande ...
Sheriff
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gene Roth ...
Jim, Foreman (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

A man who spent his formative years in prison for murder is released, and struggles to adjust to the outside world and escape his lurid past. He gets involved with a cheap dancehall girl, and when her protector is accidentally killed, they go on the lam together, getting jobs as farm labourers. But some fellow workers get wise to them. Written by GoblinHairedGuy

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22 September 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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(RCA Sound System)

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Goofs

In the beginning of the film, Steve Cochran's character leaves prison and boards a bus while being spied on by the mystery man (reporter) sitting in his car. When the bus drives away, the reporter starts his car and begins to follow the bus. As his car drives away two men and a spotlight are clearly visible in the left rear window. See more »

Quotes

Prison Warden: Your generation grew up, married, raised families, went to war. But nothing happened to you, Bill. You just got older.
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Soundtracks

A Little on the Lonely Side
(uncredited)
Written by Frank Weldon, Richard Robertson and James Cavanaugh
Played by the band at Play Land
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Daring for its time
11 February 2001 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

I can't think of any other film from the pre-Moon Is Blue period that deals with so many tough social issues (without, of course, QUITE breeching the Production Code): prostitution, rape, pimping, and even premarital sex. Steve Cochran is excellent as a brooding ex-con on the run from a crime he didn't commit. Outstanding atmosphere, photography, and screenplay. Even the scenes in the lettuce fields are outstanding!


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