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Daybreak

Daybreak (1948)

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Daybreak a dark, depressing melodrama, tells the story of Eddie (Eric Portman) an unemployed hangman who marries Frankie (Ann Todd) after meeting her in a bar. The couple live on a barge and one day Portman returns home unexpectedly to finds Frankie in the arms of handsome longshoreman Olaf (Maxwell Reed). A fight ensues, and Eddie is knocked overboard and disappears. Frankie, guilt-ridden, commits suicide, and Olaf is arrested for the murder and sentenced to death as the story concludes in a

Unrated,

Drama

Muriel Box, Sydney Box

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Never lets in enough cheer to clear out its gloom.

October 14, 2004 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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