One Year Later (1933)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Run Time - 65 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this drama, a recently convicted criminal boards a train bound for the prison where he will be hanged. His wife rides with him and en route tells a reporter how her husband had accidentally killed a man while protecting her. The reporter, who is dying of tuberculosis, is touched by the story and decides to help them by knocking out a guard, helping the man to escape and jumping off the train to his death. When authorities find the corpse, the assume it belongs to the young convict, and the real killer and his wife are free to start a new life.

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execution, captive, captor, conflict, couple, death, escape, help, husband, investigation, journalism, jumping, knock-out, lynching, police, prison, reporter, second-chance, security-guard, train [locomotive], tuberculosis, wife