Prison Break (1938)

Prison Break 1938 Full Streaming Crime Film

A fisherman confesses to a murder he didn’t commit in order to protect a good friend, whom he believes did commit it. Once in prison, he determines to keep out of trouble and win his parole, but a tough convict is just as determined to make things difficult for him.

MacLane often played the heavy but gets to perform some nice range in this, and Farrell plays off-type to how I usually see her; instead of the sassy, sharp-tongued type, she’s positively demure here.