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Jailbreak (1936)

Approved | | Drama | 5 August 1936 (USA)
Ex-racketeer slugs a cop and goes to prison to keep from being involved in crime again. On the day of his parole, his plans are dashed. It's up to a brash newspaper reporter to figure out what happened.

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Ken Williams
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Ed Slayden (as Richard Purcell)
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Mike Eagan
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Ex-racketeer slugs a cop and goes to prison to keep from being involved in crime again. On the day of his parole, his plans are dashed. It's up to a brash newspaper reporter to figure out what happened.

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Murder in the Big House  »

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Trivia

The $300,000 Mike Eagan has stashed away would be worth more than $5.1M in 2016. See more »

Quotes

Gladys Joy: Nobody ever tells me what they don't tell everybody else too. I don't know what's the matter with me.
Man: If I was your best friend I could tell you.
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Remade as Smashing the Money Ring (1939) See more »

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Oh, Moon
(1935) (uncredited)
Music by Bernice Petkere
Played at the beginning in the nightclub and Eagen's office
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