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Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm. His love for the foreman's daughter leads to a fight between them, leading to the older man's death due to a weak heart. Joe and Mabel go on the run as he thinks no-one would believe a nobody like him.

  1. Lewis Seiler


  2. Jerome Odlum


  3. Robert Rossen


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  1. John Garfield

    John Garfield

    Joe Bell

  2. Priscilla Lane

    Priscilla Lane

    Mabel Alden

  3. Alan Hale

    Alan Hale

    Michael 'Mike' Leonard

  4. Frank McHugh

    Frank McHugh


  5. Billy Halop

    Billy Halop

    Hank Glenn

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Dust Be My Destiny
Dust Be My Destiny


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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 16, 1939


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 28m

Budget -

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