Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical
Seeking better life, two convicts escape from prison.
Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider.
[Voice over Singer]:
Liberty is the happy man's due / He enjoys love and skies of blue / But then there are some / Who no worse crimes have done / It's the sad story we tell / From a prison cell
In 1950 director Rene Clair re-edited and shortened the film based on existing prints (the Nazis had destroyed the negative). Some excisions include the singing flowers and the scene at the Luna Park.