San Quentin

San Quentin

  • Released: 1937
    • Length: 01:55
    • Plays: ???
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After a successful career in the army, Captain Robert Stephenson (Pat O'Brien) decides to take over at the notorious San Quentin prison and see if he can make men of the prisoners with army discipline. The night before he is due to take over at San Quentin he meets and falls for May (Ann Sheridan), a beautiful nightclub singer. Unknown to Stephenson, May's brother is the wayward Joe 'Red' Kennedy (Humphrey Bogart) who is on the run from the police. Red is eventually cornered at the nightclub and tries to shoot his way out of trouble before being arrested in front of his sister and Stephenson. After being sentenced, Red is sent to San Quentin and when Stephenson realises that Red is his lover's brother, he decides to try and reform him. But the harshness of prison and the inveterate convict 'Sailor Boy' (Joe Sawyer) have other plans for Red... Out of the Pen ...into the jaws of death! ...

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