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Tomorrow Is Another Day (1951)

An ex-convict and a woman fall in love, after she shoots her police Lt. boyfriend dead in self defense, and falsely leads him to believe that he did the shooting.

Director:

Felix E. Feist (as Felix Feist)

Writers:

Art Cohn (screen play by), Guy Endore (screen play by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ruth Roman ... Catherine 'Cay' Higgins
Steve Cochran ... Bill Clark / Mike Lewis
Lurene Tuttle ... Stella Dawson
Ray Teal ... Henry Dawson
Morris Ankrum ... Hugh Wagner
John Kellogg ... Dan Monroe
Lee Patrick ... Janet Higgins
Hugh Sanders ... Detective Lt. George Conover
Stuart Randall ... Frank Higgins
Robert Hyatt ... Johnny Dawson (as Bobby Hyatt)
Harry Antrim Harry Antrim ... Prison Warden
Walter Sande ... Sheriff
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gene Roth ... Jim, Foreman (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

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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They take their lives in their hands... when they take each other in their arms!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Spring Kill See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The car Bill and Cay hide in on the car hauler is a 1951 Mercury Sport sedan. The other cars on the hauler are also 1951 Mercurys. See more »

Goofs

When Bill goes to see Cay in New Jersey, a cab is shown going over the Triborough Bridge, which connects Manhattan to Queens - not New Jersey, which is in the opposite direction. See more »

Quotes

Bill Clark: What time do you get through here?
Catherine 'Cay' Higgins: There's a house rule against dating customers.
Bill Clark: Do you always stick to the rules?
Catherine 'Cay' Higgins: Yes, my own.
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Connections

References Paris Calling (1941) See more »

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 dbdumonteilSee 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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