The Big House | 1929

Drama, Crime
After being convicted of manslaughter, drunk driver Kent Marlowe is inducted into the rigors of prison life. He befriends fellow cons 'Machine Gun' Butch Schmidt and John Morgan. Together they bristle at the prison's ...more

Cast

... Morgan

Actor

... Butch

Actor

... Warden

Actor

... Kent

Actor

... Anne

Actor

... Pop

Actor

... Mr. Marlowe

Actor

... Olsen

Actor

... Wallace

Actor

... Gopher

Actor

... Mrs. Marlowe

Actor

... Uncle Jed

Actor

Synopsis

After being convicted of manslaughter, drunk driver Kent Marlowe is inducted into the rigors of prison life. He befriends fellow cons 'Machine Gun' Butch Schmidt and John Morgan. Together they bristle at the prison's deplorable conditions and especially the inhumane policies of their cruel warden. Rising tensions culminate in a prison riot that may shake the institution to its core.

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