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A Covenant with Death (1967)

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A convicted murderer kills his hangman. Then it is discovered that he actually didn't commit the murder he was convicted for.

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Ben Lewis
Laura Devon ...
Rosemary
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Eulalia Lewis
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Brian Talbot
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Judge Hockstadter
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Col. Oates
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Harmsworth
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Dietrich
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Rafaela Montemayor
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Igancio
Kent Smith ...
Parmalee
Lonny Chapman ...
Musgrave
Jose De Vega ...
Digby
Larry D. Mann ...
Chillingworth
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Bruce Donnelly
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A convicted murderer kills his hangman. Then it is discovered that he actually didn't commit the murder he was convicted for.

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The line between lust and love and murder is sometimes as fragile as Louise Talbot's lovely neck. See more »

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23 January 1969 (Mexico)  »

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A forca para um inocente  »

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One great acting job
20 November 2001 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

There is not much memorable about this film except for the performance of Earl Holliman. His panicked trek up the stairs to the gallows is so perfect, I'm surprised he wasn't nominated for an Oscar. Probably no one saw the movie but if they had, they'd be awed.


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