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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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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This film was released in Buenos Aires, Argentina, without Spanish subtitles nor any title in Spanish. It was released only for a "distinguished English-speakers audience" from Buenos Aires. See more
The position of Wallace Beery'd head in relation to the wall in the letter sequence with Morris. See more
If you're ever around here again, drop in.
Oh, you don't mean that.
Why, of course I do.
Gee, you're a peach of a girl.
Alternate-language version of Menschen hinter Gittern
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