Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm. His love for the foreman's daughter leads to a fight between them, leading to the older man's death due to a weak heart. Joe and Mabel go on the run as he thinks no-one would believe a nobody like him. Written by
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Did You Know?
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on April 14, 1941 with John Garfield
reprising his film role. See more
Remade as I Was Framed
Music by Richard Wagner
Played before the wedding See more