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Blackwell's Island

1939 1h 11m Crime Drama List
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The combined efforts of a stubborn tugboat captain and investigating police officer bring about the arrest of infamous crime lord Bull Bransom (Stanley Fields), who is sentenced to Blackwell Island prison for assault. With the help of corrupt political boss Steve Cardigan (Morgan Conway), Bransom takes control of the prison until reporter Tim Haydon (John Garfield) gets himself sent to the prison in order to gather evidence of Bransom's connections to Cardigan as well as a string of murders. Read More Read Less
Blackwell's Island

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Synopsis The combined efforts of a stubborn tugboat captain and investigating police officer bring about the arrest of infamous crime lord Bull Bransom (Stanley Fields), who is sentenced to Blackwell Island prison for assault. With the help of corrupt political boss Steve Cardigan (Morgan Conway), Bransom takes control of the prison until reporter Tim Haydon (John Garfield) gets himself sent to the prison in order to gather evidence of Bransom's connections to Cardigan as well as a string of murders.
Director
William McGann
Production Co
Warner Brothers/Seven Arts
Genre
Crime, Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date (DVD)
Jun 10, 2014
Runtime
1h 11m