Penitentiary (1938)

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A District Attorney becomes a Prison Warden, and finds himself overseeing the sentence of a meek man who he'd once prosecuted as the D.A.. He discovers his new job is more complex than he'd thought, especially with this meek prisoner.

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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast


John Brahm


Martin Flavin (play), Seton I. Miller, Fred Niblo Jr.

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Plot Summary




Release Date:

5 February 1938



Country of Origin


Filming Locations

Anamosa, Iowa, USA

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