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The Penalty (1941)

Passed  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  14 March 1941 (USA)
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The son of a murderer is entangled in his father's crimes and is sentenced to a rehabilitive farm, where he learns a new way of life.

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Cast

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Martin 'Stuff' Nelson
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'Grandpop' Logan
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Katherine Logan
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Edward McCormick
Gene Reynolds ...
'Roosty'
Emma Dunn ...
'Ma' McCormick
Veda Ann Borg ...
Julie
Richard Lane ...
Craig
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Anne Logan
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Judge
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Hobo
Warren Ashe ...
Jay
William Haade ...
Van
Ralph Byrd ...
Brock
Edgar Barrier ...
Burns
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The son of a murderer is entangled in his father's crimes and is sentenced to a rehabilitive farm, where he learns a new way of life.

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Find the Blonde and Get the Gangster!

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Passed | See all certifications »
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14 March 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El castigo  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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You will see the police use the Thompson Submachine Gun 1928 model with the 50 round drum magazine and the bad guys using the BAR-Browning Automatic Rifle. Bonnie and Clyde are famous for using the BAR, which unlike the Thompson which uses a pistol round, the BAR uses a rifle round with extreme penetrating power. See more »

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This film belongs to Gene Reynolds!!
28 February 2001 | by (Parkersburg, West Virginia) – See all my reviews

A very good film, with actors ranging from Lionel Barrymore to Edward Arnold, but this film really hinges on the acting ability of Gene Reynolds. Mr. Reynolds dominates this film and for a teen actor, he carries the film very well. I found this film to be very good and really kept this viewer's attention from beginning to end. Be sure and catch this film the next time it is on television--another "small" film that is worth seeing!!


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