I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) Poster


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Version of 

The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (1987) (TV Movie)
based on the same novel

Referenced in 

A Man Betrayed (1941)
When Frances Dee tells John Wayne he may be mistaken for "A Fugitive in a Chain Gang"
The Killers (1946)
The scene where James and his 'partner' hold up the diner is 'homaged' in the opening scene in the diner--looks too spookily similar (frame composition and lighting and style) not to be an homage??
Paksunahka (1958)
Finnish title reference
Dr. No (1962)
Bond and Honey Ryder evade capture by hiding underwater, breathing through reeds
Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: Paul Muni (1962) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as part of Paul Muni's filmography.
Sanford and Son: Rated X (1973) (TV Episode)
Fred says they could escape from jail like Paul Muni in this movie
Movers & Shakers (1985)
Title mentioned by Vincent Gardenia during flashback
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) (TV Movie)
Martin Scorsese talks about it.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Incredible Melting Man (1996) (TV Episode)
Mike: I am a Fugitive from the Pajama Game.
History's Mysteries: Chain Gangs (2000) (TV Episode)
Book and Film from 1930s very important in the history of chain gangs
Backstory: Gentleman's Agreement (2001) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Inside the Actors Studio: Martin Scorsese (2002) (TV Episode)
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.191 (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $200 clue in the category "Crime & Punishment"

Featured in 

Brother Can You Spare a Dime (1975)
Clip of diner scene with Muni and Foster.
Hollywood on Trial (1976)
Scenes are presented.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (1987) (TV Movie)
Robert Elliott Burns views the movie in a cinema
The Brothers Warner (2007)
clips are shown
A Natural Born World-Shaker: Making 'Cool Hand Luke' (2008) (Video)
scene with Paul Muni, as Eric Lax discusses Warner Bros. films
Warner at War (2008) (TV Movie)

Spoofed in 

20,000 Cheers for the Chain Gang (1933) (Short)
Several scenes from this movie are spoofed in "20,000 Cheers for the Chain Gang".
Super 8½ (1994)
"I Was a Fugitive from a Gang Bang"

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