a.k.a. "One More for the Rope", "You Noose You Lose", or any other pun you can think of. Up for Grabs, Needs More Examples, Needs a Better Description Seeing how we have two tropes about surviving a hanging, the why shouldn't we have one for dying by it? Form of Driven to Suicide and Public Execution. No Real Life examples, please.
- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End starts with pirates being hanged.
- The Dirty Dozen starts with a condemned man being hanged in a prison.
- Freddy Krueger hangs Rod in his prison cell in the vey first A Nightmare on Elm Street film.
- "Damien! It's all for you!"
- Chicago The Hunyak's "disappearing act" is her dying by hanging for murder.
- "An Occurence At Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce. Turns out The entire story is an Imagine Spot and the person is about to die from hanging.
- The "Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge" story was adapted for The Twilight Zone.
- The song "Strange Fruit" is about the American South's unfortunate history of mobs of white men lynching black men (and women and children) for any infraction real or perceived.
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