Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
At California's Folsom Prison, escape attempts and riots are on the rise due to the old-school sadistic style of management of a brutal warden.
Johnny Cash has said that when he saw this movie he was inspired to write "Folsom Prison Blues".
Narrator - Personification of Folsom Prison:
I am Folsom Prison. At one time they called me "Bloody Folsom."
Narrator - Personification of Folsom Prison: And I earned the name. I've been standing here in California since 1878. My own prisoners built me, shutting themselves off from the free world. Every block of my granite is cemented by ...
The film, set in the 1920's , shows air holes drilled in the cell doors, something that was only done in Folsom in the 1940's.