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Jailbreak (1936)

Approved | | Drama | 5 August 1936 (USA)
Ex-racketeer slugs a cop and goes to prison to keep from being involved in crime again. On the day of his parole, his plans are dashed. It's up to a brash newspaper reporter to figure out what happened.

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(screen play) (as Robert D. Andrews), (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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... Detective Captain Rourke
... Jane Rogers
... Ken Williams
... Ed Slayden (as Richard Purcell)
... Mike Eagan
... Weeper
... Warden
... Dan Varner
... Sig Patton
... Dan Stone
... Gladys Joy
... Pop Anderson
... City Editor
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Ex-racketeer slugs a cop and goes to prison to keep from being involved in crime again. On the day of his parole, his plans are dashed. It's up to a brash newspaper reporter to figure out what happened.

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5 August 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Murder in the Big House  »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The $300,000 Mike Eagan has stashed away would be worth more than $5.1M in 2016. See more »

Quotes

Gladys Joy: Nobody ever tells me what they don't tell everybody else too. I don't know what's the matter with me.
Man: If I was your best friend I could tell you.
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Connections

Referenced in Black Legion (1937) See more »

Soundtracks

Oh, Moon
(1935) (uncredited)
Music by Bernice Petkere
Played at the beginning in the nightclub and Eagen's office
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