Prison Break (film)

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Prison Break is a 1938 American crime-drama film directed by Arthur Lubin and starring Barton MacLane, Glenda Farrell and Paul Hurst.[1][2][3][4] The film was based on the story "Walls of San Quentin" by Norton S. Parker. It was released by Universal Pictures on July 12, 1938.

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Prison Break
Movie poster
Directed byArthur Lubin
Screenplay byNorton S. Parker
Dorothy Reid
Story byNorton S. Parker
(original story by)
Produced byPaul Malvern
(associate producer)
StarringBarton MacLane
Glenda Farrell
Paul Hurst
Constance Moore
CinematographyHarry Neumann A.S.C.
Edited byJack Ogilvie
Music byFrank Sanucci
Hayes Pagel
Distributed byUniversal Pictures Company, Inc.
Release date
  • July 12, 1938 (1938-07-12) (United States)
Running time
72 minutes
CountryUnited States

A fisherman confesses to a murder he didn't commit to protect a friend. Determined to keep out of trouble in prison, but another convict makes things difficult for him.

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