GenreCrime, Drama Story byJohn Wexley CountryUnited States
Release dateAugust 17, 1932 (1932-08-17) Based onplay The Last Mile
by John Wexley WriterJohn Wexley (play), Seton I. Miller (screenplay) CastPreston Foster (John 'Killer' Mears, Cell 4), Howard Phillips (Richard 'Dick' Walters, Cell 5), George E. Stone (Joe Berg, Cell 1), Noel Madison (D'Amoro, Cell 6), Frank Sheridan (Warden Frank Lewis), Alec B. Francis (Father O'Connor) Similar moviesThe Man Who Wasnt There (2001)
TaglineThe Season's Dramatic Thunderbolt! From the Play that Rocked the Nation!
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A hardened criminal makes a desperate jailbreak as an innocent man awaits his turn in the electric chair.
The Last Mile is a 1932 American film directed by Samuel Bischoff and starring Howard Phillips and Preston Foster. The picture is based on John Wexleys 1930 Broadway play, The Last Mile. In 1959 the play was adapted a second time into a film of the same name starring Mickey Rooney.
Richard Walters is condemned to death for a murder he claims not to have committed. He arrives on death row just before a brutal inmate leads the other convicts in a violent uprising. Walters gets caught up in the riot, while on the outside his friends are trying to find evidence of his innocence.
The movie presents the life in a prison where men are on death row. Some of them are wrongfully accused and convicted, there is nothing else in their future but the electric chair.
Richard Walters is condemned to death for crime he claims he never committed. While the drama inside the prison unfolds, his friends on the outside are trying to find evidence that he is innocent.
The Man Who Wasnt There (2001). The Mouthpiece (1932). Samuel Bischoff directed The Last Mile and produced Angels with Dirty Faces. True Crime (1999). The Onion Field (1979).