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Tomorrow Is Another Day (1951)

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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Catherine 'Cay' Higgins
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Bill Clark / Mike Lewis
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Stella Dawson
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Henry Dawson
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Hugh Wagner
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Dan Monroe
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Janet Higgins
Hugh Sanders ...
Detective Lt. George Conover
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Frank Higgins
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Johnny Dawson (as Bobby Hyatt)
Harry Antrim ...
Prison Warden
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Sheriff
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Jim, Foreman (scenes deleted)
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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, 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)  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Girl at Dance Joint: [Dancing with a customer] You need a little practice, honey.
Bill Clark: Yeah.
Girl at Dance Joint: [Amorously] A few private lessons will fix that.
[Bill squeezes her]
Girl at Dance Joint: Ooh, not so tight, honey.
Bill Clark: [the music stops and she lets go of him] That's it?
Girl at Dance Joint: What do you expect for a dime?
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Soundtracks

Hey, Doc
(uncredited)
Music by Edgar M. Sampson
Played at the diner when Bill and Cay climb onto the car transport
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A beautiful title...
15 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

...for a suspenseful,absorbing,often moving film.

My favorite scenes are the very first ones:Bill/Mike leaving jail and discovering the outside world,struggling to adjust to something which is completely new for him.When he asks for three slices of cake ,everybody laughs at him,but we do not.This man spent 18 years in jail for something he had never done.

Steve Cochran and Ruth Roman (fresh from "strangers on a train") are a good pairing .The screenplay is not very new ,and sometimes verges on melodrama (M.Dawson's accident) but it's a well-constructed story of redemption (a double redemption) one can recommend to films noirs buffs.


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