The Big House (1930) Poster



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Alternate-language version of  

El presidio (1930)

Edited into 

Buried Loot (1935) (Short)
The prison shots in Buried Loot were taken from "The Big House."

Referenced in 

Fade to Black (1980)
Chicago (2002)
When Roxie is first taken to jail a guard asks her "...morphine, opium, cocaine?" The same was done in The Big House.
Holes (2003)

Featured in 

Public Hero #1 (1935)
Uses footage of Chester Morris from the earlier film during the early prison scenes.
The Getaway (1941)
Shots of prison commissary with inmates banging cups
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) (TV Movie)
Prisoners pass guns in chapel

Spoofed in 

The Big Dog House (1931) (Short)
Pardon Us (1931)

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