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
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The warden hands Bill Clark a dime for streetcar fare, noting the price has gone up from a nickle during the time he was in prison. But instead of a trolley Clark boards a municipal bus. See more
Nobody'll ever put me in a stinking cage again.
That's up to you son. It's not going to be easy. The average person outside won't accept you, Bill. Won't hire you. Won't trust you. You won't even have a vote.
[Looking at the clock
You're talking on my time, warden. It's 8 am.
And for your own good. Good luck.
Music by Edgar M. Sampson
Played at the diner when Bill and Cay climb onto the car transport See more