About the film
prison based on novel or book gangster prison warden b movie district attorney defense attorney prison break
Release Date: February 05, 1938
|Slogan||:||«Drama Whipping Your Emotions to Fever Pitch!; ONE LESS...FOR THE "BIG HOUSE"!»|
|Genres||:||Action, Crime, Drama, Romance|
|Production Companies||:||Columbia Pictures (as Columbia Pictures Corporation)|
|Writers||:||Louis Silvers, Ben Oakland, Seton I. Miller, Martin Flavin, Fred Niblo Jr.|
Penitentiary stars Walter Connolly as a D.A. who becomes a prison warden and winds up overseeing the sentence of a man he prosecuted (played by John Howard).