Let No Man Write My Epitaph

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Let No Man Write My Epitaph
Directed by Philip Leacock
Produced by Boris D. Kaplan
Written by Robert Presnell, Jr.
Based on Let No Man Write My Epitaph
by Willard Motley
Starring Burl Ives
Shelley Winters
James Darren
Jean Seberg
Music by George Duning
Cinematography Burnett Guffey
Edited by Chester W. Schaeffer
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
  • October 1960 (1960-10)
Running time
105 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Let No Man Write My Epitaph is a 1960 American film. It stars Burl Ives, Ricardo Montalban, James Darren and Shelley Winters and was directed by Philip Leacock.

The story is a sequel to a 1949 film, Knock on Any Door, which starred Humphrey Bogart and John Derek.


Nick Romano, Jr., whose father was a convicted criminal sentenced to die in the electric chair, lives in a Chicago tenement building, where concerned neighbors do what they can to keep him from the same life and fate as his father.


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