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Yield to the Night (1956) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by J. Lee Thompson and produced by Robert Clark and Kenneth Harper.

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Day 26 of Noirvember: Brit Noir — Yield to the Night

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 27, 2014 From Shadows and Satin

Dors in the opening scene of the film. Within the first eight minutes of Yield to the Night, a British noir released in 1956, I was in love with this movie. Here?s why: 1. It opens with not a word of dialogue ? just two women, one blonde, one brunette. The blonde is traveling to an unknown destinati... Read full article


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Director J. Lee Thompson was married to the writer of the book this film is based on, Joan Henry. They met while Thompson was filming _Weak and the Wicked, The (1953)_ which was also based on a novel by Joan Henry.
The film is based loosely around the true life story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman executed in Britain for murder. Diana Dors had earlier appeared opposite Ellis when the latter played a bit part in "Lady Godiva Rides Again".
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