A dull witted young labourer from a criminal family is sent to gaol for a minor crime, leaving his pregnant girlfriend unmarried. But while there he is talked into attacking a guard, who later dies, so he's then sentenced to hang for his crime, despite a protest and newspaper campaign for leniency. Written by
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The title of this film is taken from the Home Office ruling on capital punishment that "three clear Sundays" must elapse between a judge pronouncing sentence of death and the convicted prisoner being executed by hanging. See more