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Writers:
Cyrus Wood (story) and
A. Dorian Otvos (story)
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Release Date:
12 August 1933 (USA) See more »
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Four convicts escape from a chain gang. Shortly thereafter, changes are made at the prison, because... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Jerry Bergen ... Jerry
The Rollickers ... Themselves
Novia ... Jerry's wife
The Pickens Sisters ... Themselves
The Vitaphone Boys and Girls ... Picnickers
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James Baskett ... (uncredited)
Helen Pickens ... Herself (singer) (uncredited)
Jane Pickens ... Herself (singer) (uncredited)
Patti Pickens ... Herself (singer) (uncredited)
Harry Shannon ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Roy Mack 
 
Writing credits
Cyrus Wood (story) and
A. Dorian Otvos (story)

Cinematography by
Edwin B. DuPar  (as E.B. DuPar)
 
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Harry Crosley .... dances by
 

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20 min
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Vitaphone production reels #1535-1536.See more »
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1 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
good, 28 July 2002
Author: Steve

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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