based on the same novel
When Frances Dee tells John Wayne he may be mistaken for "A Fugitive in a Chain Gang"
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??
Finnish title reference
Bond and Honey Ryder evade capture by hiding underwater, breathing through reeds
Fred says they could escape from jail like Paul Muni in this movie
Title mentioned by Vincent Gardenia during flashback
Martin Scorsese talks about it.
Mike: I am a Fugitive from the Pajama Game.
Book and Film from 1930s very important in the history of chain gangs
Poster is shown.
Reference in a $200 clue in the category "Crime & Punishment"
Clip of diner scene with Muni and Foster.
Scenes are presented.
Robert Elliott Burns views the movie in a cinema
clips are shown
scene with Paul Muni, as Eric Lax discusses Warner Bros. films
Several scenes from this movie are spoofed in "20,000 Cheers for the Chain Gang".
"I Was a Fugitive from a Gang Bang"