Each Dawn I Die
Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Otis Ferguson has said of Each Dawn I Die that "the story is of the kind you would have to see to disbelieve." And to be sure, the film is nothing more than a sampler of '30s prison-film conventions. But with the brilliant… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 22, 1939
DVD Release Date: March 25, 2008
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An implausible but enjoyable routine crime drama featuring James Cagney and George Raft.

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jay nixon
If your a Cagney fan this is a must see, he's dynamic as ever. The script is just the standard Warners 30's prison pic but it's professionally… More
Stella Dallas
good gritty prison drama. cagney plays a reporter who goes in on a false charge and teams up with george raft to clear his name, ending, of course, in a full… More
Michael Gildea
After watching Each Dawn I Die you're not really going to wonder why its not one of James Cagney's more well known movies but its well worth the… More
Brian R
James Cagney is great and so is George Raft. It's a standard prison picture with Cagney trying to reclaim his innocence. The last act of the picture is… More
Cindy I
Yet another great performance by James Cagney as a newspaper reporter who is set up by thugs and condemned to life in prison. George Raft plays a jailbird who… More