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20,000 Cheers for the Chain Gang (1933)

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Four convicts escape from a chain gang. Shortly thereafter, changes are made at the prison, because a blue ribbon commission will be investigating conditions there. The changes include ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Jerry Bergen ...
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The Rollickers ...
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Novia ...
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The Pickens Sisters ...
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The Vitaphone Boys and Girls ...
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Four convicts escape from a chain gang. Shortly thereafter, changes are made at the prison, because a blue ribbon commission will be investigating conditions there. The changes include steak every day for dinner and stage shows for entertainment. After reading about this, the four escapees plead with the warden to take them back in. Or was this all a dream? Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@verizon.net>

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12 August 1933 (USA)  »

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Included as a special feature on the DVD I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) released in 2005 by Warner Home Video. See more »

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Spoofs I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) See more »

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Going to Shout All Over God's Heaven
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28 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

A wonderful and often funny look at the life in a chain gang. Worth checking out if you could find it anywhere. It was well acted, nicely directed, and pretty interesting in its humorous look at Chain Gang farm under inspection.


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