Cell 2455 Death Row (Cell Block)
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Cell 2455 Death Row (Cell Block)
Cell 2455 Death Row is based on the autobiography of condemned prisoner and "jailhouse lawyer" Caryl Chessman. William Campbell plays the Chessman counterpart, here renamed Whit. A seriously disturbed misfit, Whit begins a life of crime, culminating in sexual assault as the "Lover's Lane Bandit." Condemned to the gas chamber at San Quentin, Whit spends six years fighting his sentence, gradually winning the support and sometimes the respect of various legal experts. The film ends in 1955 (the year of its production), some five years before Caryl Chessman's ultimate… More

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"William Campbell plays the Chessman role as an unsympathetic snarling vicious thug."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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