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Let No Man Write My Epitaph (1960)

In this sequel to "Knock On Any Door", the residents of a Chicago tenement building band together to insure that the son of Nick Romano does not follow in his father's footsteps...to the electric chair.

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Judge Bruce Mallory Sullivan
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Nellie Romano
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Nick Romano
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Barbara Holloway
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Louie Ramponi
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Flora
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Max (as Rudolph Acosta)
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Grant Holloway
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Fran
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Goodbye George
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Wart
Francis De Sales ...
Night Court Magistrate
Michael Davis ...
Nick Romano - as a Child
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In this sequel to "Knock On Any Door", the residents of a Chicago tenement building band together to insure that the son of Nick Romano does not follow in his father's footsteps...to the electric chair.

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Seething...Searching...Surging to Greatness! See more »

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October 1960 (USA)  »

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Reach for Tomorrow  »

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1.85 : 1
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A poster foR Curse of the Demon appears on a wall near the end of the film. Demon was also a Columbia release. See more »

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After begging Bobbie and her father to leave his apartment, Nick slams the door shut, making the wall shake. See more »

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Follows Knock on Any Door (1949) See more »

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Angel Eyes
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Written by Matt Dennis and Earl K. Brent
Performed by Ella Fitzgerald
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Excellent film!
10 August 2005 | by (São Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

What a film! A classic or a thriller, I don't know, but it sure is one of those films for you not to miss. It is already one of my favorite classics. A story that makes you understand how it is important to pursue a dream, a dream of not letting a child follow the footsteps of a criminal father. A story that teaches us some important values. It is a struggle for life and an excellent opportunity for us to think about this problem. Drugs, violence and alcohol are some of the matters that make this film an important issue to discuss about. Good casting and acting also help to make this film a must-see. It is a classic worth watching.


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