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Daybreak

Compton Bennett
UK      81 m.
Synopsis
Synopsis

Eddie, who works as a hangman under an assumed name, conceals this other job when he gets married and sets up home with his girl on a barge in the river Thames where he directs a barge business. Tragedy strikes when his assistant, Olaf, tries to seduce his wife and after a fight between the two men, the hangman is presumed drowned. The woman commits suicide and Olaf is sentenced to hang. 

Director
Compton Bennett
Screenplay
Muriel Box, Sydney Box
Production
J. Arthur Rank
Sydney Box Production
Triton Films
Photography
Reginald H. Wyer
Edition
Helga Cranston, Peter Price, Gordon Hales
Music
Benjamin Frankel
Cast
Ann Todd, Eric Portman, Maxwell Reed, Edward Rigby, Bill Owen
Running Time
81 m.
Country
UK
Year
1948
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