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Let Us Live (1939)

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68 min | Crime, Drama

Two innocent men are wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to death. The fiance of one of them convinces a police detective of their innocence, and together they try to find the real killer before the men's execution date.See moreTwo innocent men are wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to death. The fiance of one of them convinces a police detective of their innocence, and together they try to find the real killer before the men's execution date. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Director
Writers
Anthony Veiller (screen play) | Allen Rivkin (screen play) | Joseph F. Dinneen (based upon a story by)
Composer
Karol Rathaus (original music by)
Cinematographer
Lucien Ballard (photography)
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Updated Mar 29, 1939

Release date
Mar 29, 1939 (United States)

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George Lynn
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6.9 / 10 | 280 votes