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Jailbreak (1936)

Approved | | Drama | 5 August 1936 (USA)
Ex-racketeer slugs a cop and goes to prison to keep from being involved in crime again. On the day of his parole, his plans are dashed. It's up to a brash newspaper reporter to figure out what happened.

Director:

Nick Grinde

Writers:

Robert Hardy Andrews (screen play) (as Robert D. Andrews), Joseph Hoffman (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Barton MacLane ... Detective Captain Rourke
June Travis ... Jane Rogers
Craig Reynolds ... Ken Williams
Dick Purcell ... Ed Slayden (as Richard Purcell)
Joe King ... Mike Eagan
George E. Stone ... Weeper
Joseph Crehan ... Warden
Addison Richards ... Dan Varner
Eddie Acuff ... Sig Patton
Charles Middleton ... Dan Stone
Mary Treen ... Gladys Joy
Henry Hall ... Pop Anderson
Robert Emmett Keane ... City Editor
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Storyline

Ex-racketeer slugs a cop and goes to prison to keep from being involved in crime again. On the day of his parole, his plans are dashed. It's up to a brash newspaper reporter to figure out what happened.

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Plot Keywords:

prison | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 1936 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Murder in the Big House See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The $300,000 Mike Eagan has stashed away would be worth more than $5.1M in 2016. See more »

Quotes

Gladys Joy: Nobody ever tells me what they don't tell everybody else too. I don't know what's the matter with me.
Man: If I was your best friend I could tell you.
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Connections

Remade as Smashing the Money Ring (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Oh, Moon
(1935) (uncredited)
Music by Bernice Petkere
Played at the beginning in the nightclub and Eagen's office
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