In a fictional version of true events at the New York prison of Blackwell's Island in 1934, reporter Tim Haydon breaks up a crime organization run by racketeer Bull Bransom from within the prison. Written by
Jim Beaver <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
made this film before Four Daughters
(1938) but when "Four Daughters" became a major hit and made Garfield a star, the release of this film was held up while Warner Brothers called in director Michael Curtiz
to shoot additional footage featuring Garfield to capitalize on his success in "Four Daughters". It was finally released in 1939. See more
When Bull is fleeing in the little speedboat, he fires seven shots from his snub-nose revolver. See more
Hi-ya, Wong. How ya feeling?
Wong, Prison Laundryman
Me very sick; me go see doctor again.
Say, how good is this doctor?
I'll give you an idea how good he is. He's been treating him three months for yellow jaundice, and only yesterday he found out he was a Chinaman.