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Yield to the Night
Based on the Book... • Crime, Drama, UR
Inspired by the tragic life and death of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be executed in the UK, this was the Siren from Swindon's bid for a serious acting career. Desperate to shake off her buxom dumb-blonde image, Dors brought compassion and sensitivity to the role, but this didnít stop the studios sensationalising the US release and re-titling it Blonde Sinner.
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