A paroled convict's efforts to improve conditions at a boys' reform school alarm the school's corrupt warden, who has been embezzling funds from the institution. He hatches a plan to derail the reformed convict's efforts and have him sent back to prison, and part of that scheme involves cracking down hard on the reform school's inmates. Written by
Chain-gang labor...'concentration camps'...a thing of the past!
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Did You Know?
This was one of the first films that broadway
columnist-turned-film producer/writer Mark Hellinger
worked on at the B-picture unit of Warner Brothers. Hellinger was under close scrutiny by Hollywood columnists to observe how he would perform, and they jokingly referred to this film as "Hellinger's Kitchen". See more
Hiya Mister Krispy.
Followed by Mug Town
Auld Lang Syne
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Sung a cappella by Stanley Fields
and the boys
Played during the end credits See more