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Women in Prison (1938)

Approved | | Action, Crime, Drama | 2 March 1938 (USA)
The superintendent of a women's prison is pressured to pardon a member of a criminal gang. When she refuses, her daughter is framed on a manslaughter charge and sent to prison.

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Wyn Cahoon ...
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Bob Wayne (as Scott Colton)
Arthur Loft ...
Barney Morse
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Daisy Saunders
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Maggie
Sarah Padden ...
Martha Wilson
Margaret Armstrong ...
Mrs. Tatum
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Jerry Banks
Bess Flowers ...
Florence
Dick Curtis ...
Mac
Eddie Fetherston ...
Manny
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Henry Russell
Lee Prather ...
District Attorney
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Daisy Saunders (Mayo Methot), a hard-boiled gangster's moll hijacks her bank-robbing pals of their loot, hides it and has herself arrested to escape the mob's vengeance and is sent to prison. Gangster Barney Morse (Arthur Loft)schemes to get her out of prison on parole and make her reveal where she has hidden the stolen money. When Martha Wilson (Sarah Padden'), superintendent of the women's prison, refuses to recommend Daisy to the parole board. Morse then frames Martha's daughter Ann (Wyn Cahoon)o0n a manslaughter charge and she is sentenced to serve ten years in her mother's prison. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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"ONCE A MAN CALLED ME DARLING! NOW THEY CALL ME NO.144228" (original poster-all caps) See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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