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Numbered Men (1930)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  3 August 1930 (USA)
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Mary Dane and falsely imprisoned Bud Leonard love each other, but Lou Rinaldo, who framed Bud to get Mary, and escape-minded King Callahan, set events in motion to prove that love and ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bernice Claire ...
Mary Dane
Conrad Nagel ...
26521
Raymond Hackett ...
31857
Ralph Ince ...
33410
Ivan Linow ...
41226
George Cooper ...
27635
Fred Howard ...
50134 (as Frederic Howard)
Tully Marshall ...
Lemuel Barnes
Maurice Black ...
Lou Rinaldo
William Holden ...
Warden Lansing
Blanche Friderici ...
Mrs. Miller
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Mary Dane and falsely imprisoned Bud Leonard love each other, but Lou Rinaldo, who framed Bud to get Mary, and escape-minded King Callahan, set events in motion to prove that love and justice will prevail. Written by Arthur Hausner <genart@volcano.net>

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What goes on behind the bars when a thousand frenzied men dash for freedom? See it in NUMBERED MEN

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Crime | Drama

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3 August 1930 (USA)  »

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In a separately filmed trailer, Vitaphone production reel #3986, Conrad Nagel and Bernice Claire speak to the audience about the picture. See more »

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The onscreen credits list Conrad Nagel's number as 26521, but his shirt reads 10607. See more »

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Not a terrible film until the ending...that made it terrible!
26 September 2013 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is the story of a group of men in an honors unit at the local prison. Because these men have earned the warden's trust, they are able to work in the community and have special privileges. Unfortunately, somehow a complete thug was admitted to the honors unit and threatens to ruin the program for everyone. And, when this bad egg escapes, the rest of the inmates in the program help track down the guy and dispense justice. In the midst of all this is a story about a guy who was framed--framed by the same guy who just escaped.

Have you ever seen a film that is pretty good only to have an ending so preposterous and stupid that it made you wish you hadn't wasted your time? That's exactly my experience with "Numbered Men". The plot isn't bad at all and there are some nice performances--but the ending was just so dumb it pretty much sours me on the film. It earns a 4 simply because the first 90% of the film is decent and probably would have earned a 6.


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