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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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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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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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