About the film
Release Date: May 18, 1929
|Slogan||:||«All the colour of Viennese night life, plus the dazzling beauty of the Divine Lady of the Screen»|
|Production Companies||:||Warner Bros. Pictures, First National Pictures|
|Director||:||William A. Seiter|
|Writers||:||Ferenc Molnár, Forrest Halsey|
Prisoners was released as a part-talking, part-silent feature. An Austrian showgirl working in a cabaret moonlights as a thief. When she is caught in the act, a young lawyer offers to defend her. Unfortunately, he loses the case, causing her to spend several months in jail. Fortunately, the two have fallen in love, and he promises to wait for her.