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The Last Mile (1932 film)

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Director  Samuel Bischoff
Screenplay  Seton I. Miller
Language  English
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Crime, Drama
Story by  John Wexley
Country  United States
The Last Mile (1932 film) movie poster
Release date  August 17, 1932 (1932-08-17)
Based on  play The Last Mile  by John Wexley
Writer  John Wexley (play), Seton I. Miller (screenplay)
Cast  Preston 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 movies  The Man Who Wasnt There (2001)
Tagline  The 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 (1932 film) movie scenes

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.

Similar Movies

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).


  • Howard Phillips as Richard "Dick" Walters, Cell 5
  • Preston Foster as John "Killer" Mears, Cell 4
  • George E. Stone as Joe Berg, Cell 1
  • Noel Madison as DAmoro, Cell 6
  • Alan Roscoe as Kirby, Cell 7
  • Paul Fix as Eddie Werner, Cell 8
  • Al Hill as Fred Mayer, Cell 3
  • Daniel L. Haynes as Sonny Jackson, Cell 2
  • Frank Sheridan as Warden Frank Lewis
  • Alec B. Francis as Father OConnor
  • Edward Van Sloan as Rabbi
  • Louise Carter as Mrs. Walters
  • Ralph Theodore as Pat Callahan, Principal Keeper
  • Jack Kennedy as Mike OFlaherty, Guard
  • Albert J. Smith as Drake, Guard
  • William Scott as Peddie, Guard
  • Kenneth MacDonald as Harris, Guard
  • Walter Walker as Governor Blaine
  • References

    The Last Mile (1932 film) Wikipedia
    The Last Mile (1932 film) IMDb The Last Mile (1932 film)