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Timeworn Joe Collins and his fellow inmates live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins' dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey's chains?

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Directed by

Jules Dassin

Written by

Richard Brooks (Screenplay)
Robert Patterson (Story)

Runtime

98 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Power Packed Picture!

Cast

Keywords

prison guard prison cell film noir prison riot

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