A man is framed and sent to prison for a crime he didn't commit. When he is let out on limited parole, he sets out to clear his name and find the real criminals.

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Robert Kent ...
Dave Tyler
Anne Nagel ...
Julie Warren
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Gregory Warren
Victor Kilian ...
C.W. Bennett
Norman Willis ...
Joe Russell
Maude Eburne ...
Mrs. Magruder
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Jeff Palmer
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Sniffy Johnson
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Pete Jennings
Howard C. Hickman ...
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Joan Barclay ...
Elaine
Harry Strang ...
Tony Lynch
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A man is framed and sent to prison for a crime he didn't commit. When he is let out on limited parole, he sets out to clear his name and find the real criminals.

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18 January 1939 (USA)  »

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Paroled to Exile  »

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Paroled
17 December 2015 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Convict's Code casts Robert Kent as a recently paroled convict who has Victor Kilian as his parole officer. Kent was in on a frame and now that he's out wants to find the real criminals.

Little does he know that he's being employed by them, Sidney Blackmer and Norman Willis. It's Blackmer's way of keeping tabs on a man whom he knows is seeking the real crooks.

Everywhere Kent goes people keep getting dead or are already dead. It's frustrating.

What's wrong with this film is that Blackmer who is portrayed as really slick makes a sentimental decision that undoes everything for him. It has to do with Kent seeing Anne Nagel who is Blackmer's younger sister. The whole idea was badly plotted. The fault could be Monogram Pictures butchered editing techniques which were legendary.

This is one sub-par noir crime drama.


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