Frightened 19-year-old Marie Allen gets sent to an Illinois penitentiary for being an accomplice in an armed robbery. A sympathetic prison head tries to help, but her efforts are subverted by cruel matron Evelyn Harper. Marie's harsh experiences turn her from doe-eyed innocent to hard-nosed con.
You don't know women until you know them without men!
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When Marie Allen announces that her kitten has died, the cat opens its mouth. See more
Prison wagon driver
Pile out, you tramps. It's the end of the line.
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