After a manslaughter conviction from drunk driving, nice but foolish Kent is sent to a prison over-crowded and unable to properly deal with it's inmates. There he meets veteran criminals like Morgan and his hardened pal Butch. And the system punishes them all, turning them against each other and bringing out the worst. Written by
Ken Yousten <email@example.com>
Timely! Tremendous! Thrilling! Drama of Love and a Jail-Break!
14 June 1930 (USA)
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(Western Electric Sound System)
Aspect Ratio: 1.20 : 1
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The first film to receive an Academy Award for Best Sound. See more
When Anne comes to visit Kent at the prison, and he walks up and says 'Hi sis,' the shadow of the microphone falls across her. See more
If you don't open the gates and let 'em out, they're gonna kill all the guards beginning with Wallace.
I'll see 'em in Hell first. Let 'em have it!
Spoofed in Pardon Us
Music by Antonín Dvorák
from Second Movement (Largo) in Symphony No. 9 in E Minor "From the New World", Op.95, B.178 (1893)
Lyrics by William Arms Fisher
Sung offscreen by an unidentified prisoner in solitary See more