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The Sun Sets at Dawn (1950)

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71 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A young man is wrongly convicted and sentenced to be executed. Reporters covering the execution relate the story, each from his own perspective.
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Director
Paul Sloane (as Paul H. Sloane)
Writer
Paul Sloane (as Paul H. Sloane)
Producers
Helen H. Rathvon | Paul Sloane (as Paul H. Sloane)
Cinematographer
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Updated Nov 1, 1950

Release date
Nov 1, 1950 (United States)

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29 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Sally Parr
The Girl The Girl   See fewer
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Patrick Waltz
Bill - the Boy (as Philip Shawn) Bill - the Boy (as Philip Shawn)   See fewer
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Walter Reed
The Chaplain The Chaplain   See fewer
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Lee Frederick
Blackie (as Lee Fredericks) Blackie (as Lee Fredericks)   See fewer
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Houseley Stevenson
Pops (as Housley Stevenson) Pops (as Housley Stevenson)   See fewer
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Howard St. John
The Warden The Warden   See fewer
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Louise Lorimer
The Warden's Wife The Warden's Wife   See fewer
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Raymond Bramley
Jim - Deputy Warden Jim - Deputy Warden   See fewer
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Charles Meredith
Reporter, AP Reporter, AP   See fewer
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Jack Reynolds
Ed - Reporter, EP Ed - Reporter, EP   See fewer
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King Donovan
Reporter, National News Service Reporter, National News Service   See fewer
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Charles Arnt
Reporter, Globe Express Reporter, Globe Express   See fewer
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Sam Edwards
Reporter, Herald Reporter, Herald   See fewer
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Percy Helton
Reporter, Feature Syndicate Reporter, Feature Syndicate   See fewer
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Perry Ivins
Reporter, Forty-Six (as Perry Ivans) Reporter, Forty-Six (as Perry Ivans)   See fewer
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Baynes Barron
Prison Trustee (uncredited) Prison Trustee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Morgan Brown
Medical Examiner (uncredited) Medical Examiner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bryar
Truck Driver (uncredited) Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Clark
Executioner (uncredited) Executioner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kernan Cripps
Short Order Cook (uncredited) Short Order Cook (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Curtis
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Donovan
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Kruger
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Marlowe
Truck Driver (uncredited) Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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William 'Bill' Phillips
Electrician (uncredited) Electrician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joey Ray
Prison Trustee (uncredited) Prison Trustee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mickey Simpson
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Wagner
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Wallace
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 167 votes