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Hell's Highway (1932)

Passed | | Crime, Drama | 23 September 1932 (USA)
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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Tom Brown ...
Johnny Ellis
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Mary Ellen
C. Henry Gordon ...
Oscar Apfel ...
Billings
Stanley Fields ...
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Carter
Warner Richmond ...
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Louise Carter ...
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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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23 September 1932 (USA)  »

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Gloria y hambre  »

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1.37 : 1
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A preview print had Richard Dix being shot and killed after saving his brother Tom Brown, but the ending was changed before the final release of the film. 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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