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Amelia van Zandt
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Brenda Martin
Cleo Moore ...
Mae
Audrey Totter ...
Joan Burton
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Helene Jensen
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Dr. Crane
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Glen Burton
Barry Kelley ...
Warden Brock
Gertrude Michael ...
Chief Matron Sturgess
Vivian Marshall ...
Dottie LaRose
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Matron Saunders
Ross Elliott ...
Don Jensen
Adelle August ...
Grace
Don C. Harvey ...
Chief Guard Tierney
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Polyclinic 'Polly' Jones
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During a sequence showing concurrent events at a co-ed prison (men on one side of wall, women on the other), the women are seen in the yard in sunny weather with short-sleeved uniforms, while the men's side is rainy, with prisoners in heavy coats. See more »

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Brenda Martin: Dottie's from show business.
Dotty LaRose: Yeah, stripteaser. But I always wanted to do impersonations. I wanted to take off people, not my clothes, and thats why I am doing a stretch from ten to life.
Helene Jensen: Ten to life for just taking off your clothes?
Dotty LaRose: No. I shot my agent.
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Women's Prison (1955)
3 January 2012 | by (Portland OR) – See all my reviews

Your standard babes behind bars flick with the usual assortment of scenarios. This one is slightly different in that the men and women share a prison, separated only by a wall. This leads to an unusual scenario where a fella sneaks in to the other side and impregnates his wife, which eventually provides the film with its inmates-take-over-the-prison climax. Most notable is the star-studded cast. Ida Lupino is the sadistic warden, hamming it up delightfully. Howard Duff is the sympathetic doctor. Among the more memorable inmates are Cleo Moore, Audrey Totter, Phyllis Thaxter, Juanita Moore (introduced in the painfully undignified position of scrubbing floors while singing "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"), Jan Sterling and Vivian Marshall. The movie is kind of fun and moves swiftly, but is too formulaic and lacking in nuance. CAGED is a far better option.


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