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Hell's Highway (1932)

Passed  -  Crime | Drama  -  23 September 1932 (USA)
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Chain gang prisoners forced to construct a "liberty highway" for their overseer chasten under his brutal stewardship, causing Duke Ellis to mastermind a mass riot.

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Duke Ellis
Tom Brown ...
Johnny Ellis
Rochelle Hudson ...
Mary Ellen
C. Henry Gordon ...
Skinner
Oscar Apfel ...
Billings
Stanley Fields ...
Whiteside
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Carter
Warner Richmond ...
Pop-Eye
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Matthew (as Chas. Middleton)
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Rascal
Louise Carter ...
Sandy Roth ...
Maxie
Fuzzy Knight ...
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Chain gang prisoners forced to construct a "liberty highway" for their overseer chasten under his brutal stewardship, causing Duke Ellis to mastermind a mass riot.

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Crime | Drama

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23 September 1932 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gloria y hambre  »

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(RCA Photophone System)

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1.37 : 1
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February 1937, the PCA director wrote RKO that a certificate would be approved for re-release if some objectionable lines and scenes would be cut. However, no evidence that the film was ever re-released to theaters has been found. See more »

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Great little film
7 October 2002 | by (Chatham, NY) – See all my reviews

This is an entertaining film despite containing all the cliches one could expect to fine in a chaingang movie. Well worth seeing for any movie buff. Richard Dix gives a great performance as Duke Ellis,the leader of the chain gang. His brother Johnny,who idolizes him ,is the newest prisoner on the chain gang for trying to kill the man who ratted on his brother. Duke does all he can to help his younger misguided brother. Despite all the cliches it is entertaining just the same.


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