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This bland sequel to Duffy of San Quentin was also based on Warden Duffy's book. Again, the portmanteau format is used to tell three prison-based stories. Paul Kelly and Maureen O'Sullivan repeat their roles of Warden and Mrs. Duffy respectively. This time the three eps are clearly marked and even have separate script credits. From the lack of production values, the over-zealous use of close-ups and the piffling nature of the stories themselves, it's pretty obvious that this follow-up was primarily intended for TV. It's sad to see fine actors like Walter Slezak and Alan Mowbray reduced to this level of banality. Director Walter Doniger followed up with yet another jail drama, The Steel Jungle (1956), after which he worked mainly in TV, returning to features in 1962 with a baseball yarn, Safe at Home, and yet another inside-jail drama, House of Women.
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