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I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
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Paul Muni

Paul Muni

James Allen
Allen Jenkins

Allen Jenkins

Barney Sykes
Berton Churchill

Berton Churchill

The Judge
Edward Ellis

Edward Ellis

Bomber Wells


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Robert E. Burns

Robert E. Burns

(by)
Howard J. Green

Howard J. Green

(screen play)


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Description: Returning veteran James Allen, rejecting a return to the old factory grind, degenerates into a hobo. Innocently involved in robbery, he is railroaded onto an incredibly brutal chain gang. Finally escaping, he makes his way to Chicago, where he finds success in the construction industry...and grasping girlfriend Marie, who threatens to ... (more)
Release date: 19 November 1932
UPC: 012569701021
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"The visually impressive and chilling, downbeat fade-out ending when hunted, falsely-accused fugitive James Allen (Paul Muni) responded to his fiancee Helen (Helen Vinson) about how he lived - "I steal" - as he receded into the shadowy darkness."


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