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Road Gang (1936)

Approved  |   |  Drama  |  28 March 1936 (USA)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Donald Woods ...
James 'Jim' Larrabie
Kay Linaker ...
Barbara Winston
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Robert 'Bob' Gordon
Joseph Crehan ...
Harry Shields (editor)
Henry O'Neill ...
George Winston
Joe King ...
J.W. Moett (changed from Metcalfe) (as Joseph King)
Addison Richards ...
Warden Parmenter
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Mine Warden Grayson
Olin Howland ...
Doctor
William B. Davidson ...
Atty. Gen. Marsden (as William Davidson)
Harry Cording ...
Sam Dawson (guard with whip)
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Pete (friendly convict)
Eddie Shubert ...
Buck Draper
Edward Van Sloan ...
Mr. Dudley (lawyer) (as Ed Van Sloan)
Ben Hendricks Jr. ...
Jake (motorcycle cop) (as Ben Hendricks)
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They're Fugitives From a ROAD GANG ... and They'll Never Go Back Alive!

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28 March 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Condenados ao Inferno  »

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The character played by Joe King is shown in the opening credits as Moett. On the TCM print every time this character is mentioned it's clear the actors are saying Metcalf even though the sound drops out as if being censored. See more »

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Robert 'Bob' Gordon: It's funny... darkies can always find something to sing about.
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Soundtracks

Lullaby of Broadway
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Hummed by Donald Woods and Carlyle Moore Jr.
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in my opinion--one of the best "little" pictures
15 November 2000 | by (Parkersburg, West Virginia) – See all my reviews

This is a great little film. I found it to be heartbreaking to watch, because things like this did happen in the South in the past. Donald Woods and Carlyle Moore, Jr.(one of my favorite unsung actors) are excellent in this film. This film is always compared to "I Was A Fugitive From A Chain Gang" and although the comparison is unfair, it is still a great film to watch.


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