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Convicted (1950)

Passed | | Action, Crime, Drama | August 1950 (USA)
A D.A. becomes the prison warden where he tries to help an inmate he prosecuted, because he believes his sentence was excessive.

Director:

Henry Levin

Writers:

Martin Flavin (play), William Bowers (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Glenn Ford ... Joe Hufford
Broderick Crawford ... George Knowland
Millard Mitchell ... Malloby
Dorothy Malone ... Kay Knowland
Carl Benton Reid ... Captain Douglas
Frank Faylen ... Convict Ponti
Will Geer ... Convict Mapes
Martha Stewart ... Bertie Williams
Henry O'Neill ... Detective Dorn
Douglas Kennedy ... Det. Bailey
Roland Winters ... Vernon Bradley - Attorney
Ed Begley ... Mackay - Head of Parole Board
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wilton Graff ... Dr. Agar (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

Joe Hufford gets involved in a nightclub brawl, kills a man in self defense, and is sent to prison for manslaughter, to the dismay of district attorney George Knowland who realizes Joe had an incompetent lawyer who should have gotten him off by proving self-defense. Later, Knowland becomes warden of the prison Joe is in, and makes him a Trusty and his chauffeur. Joe and the warden's daughter, Kay, fall in love but Joe gets involved in a prison escape. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

One Way Out See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

John Ireland was suspended by Columbia for refusing to work on " Convicted ". He subsequently went to court and won his case, which resulted in his being allowed to buy himself out of his Columbia contract. See more »

Quotes

George Knowland: I've got to get to the bottom of this or they'll bust me wide open.
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Referenced in Remington Steele: Steele Alive and Kicking (1986) See more »

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Excellent Movie
23 June 2003 | by Martie4funSee all my reviews

I thought this movie was well acted Great casting! Too bad they don't make sequels to many of the older movies such as this one. It would be great to follow the lives of the characters, after the ending of the movie!


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