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Each Dawn I Die

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Each Dawn I Die is a 1939 gangster film featuring James Cagney and George Raft in their only movie together as leads, although Raft had made an unbilled appearance in a 1932 Cagney vehicle called Taxi! in which he won a dance contest against Cagney, after which he and Cagney brawl. Raft also very briefly "appeared" in Cagney's boxing drama Winner Take All (1932), in a flashback sequence culled from Raft's 1929 film debut Queen of the Night Clubs starring Texas Guinan. The plotline of Each Dawn I Die involves a crusading reporter (Cagney) who is unjustly thrown in jail and befriends a famous gangster (Raft). George Bancroft portrays the warden. The movie was a box-office smash and remains a favorite among aficionados of Warner Bros. gangster movies. The film was based on the novel of the same name by Jerome Odlum.


Abner Biberman
Al Hill
Alan Baxter
Art Howard
Arthur Gardner
Bert Moorhouse
Bob Perry
Charles Sullivan
Charles Trowbridge
Chuck Hamilton
Clay Clement
Cliff Saum
Dick Rich
Eddie Hart
Edward Pawley
Elliott Sullivan
Emma Dunn
Emmett Vogan
Frank O'Connor
Fred Graham
Garland Smith
George Bancroft
George Raft
Harry Cording
Harry Tenbrook
Hector V. Sarno
Henry Otho
Jack A. Goodrich
Jack C. Smith
Jack Wise
James Cagney
James Flavin
James P. Spencer
Jane Bryan
Joe Downing
Joe Gray
John Conte
John Dilson
John Harron
John Irwin
John Irwin
John Ridgely
John Wray
Lee Phelps
Leo White
Lew Morphy
Louis Jean Heydt
Mack Gray
Maris Wrixon
Martin Cichy
Max Hoffman Jr.
Maxie Rosenbloom
Mike Lally
Napoleon Simpson
Paul Hurst
Paul Panzer
Robert Homans
Sailor Vincent
Sam Finn
Selmer Jackson
Stanley Ridges
Stuart Holmes
Thurston Hall
Victor Jory
Walter Miller
Wedgwood Nowell
Wilfred Lucas
Willard Robertson
William B. Davidson



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