Crime School

Crime School

Director: Lewis Seiler, Billy Halop, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall

Cast: Lewis Seiler, Billy Halop, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall

     
 
This entry in the Dead End Kids series of adventures makes critical comments about the failings of reform schools. The story begins as the boys are sent to the Gatesville Reformatory, a cruel institution where the discipline is often violent. They boys do their best, but it is difficult to cope. Things get a little better when the deputy commissioner of corrections

Overview

This entry in the Dead End Kids series of adventures makes critical comments about the failings of reform schools. The story begins as the boys are sent to the Gatesville Reformatory, a cruel institution where the discipline is often violent. They boys do their best, but it is difficult to cope. Things get a little better when the deputy commissioner of corrections makes a surprise visit to the institution. He is appalled and immediately fires the sadistic warden. He then begins instituting gentler ways of treating the inmates. The grateful youths save the new warden's life after he is machine gunned during a political double-cross. As a reward, the boys are paroled.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/04/2009
UPC:
0883316118993
Original Release:
1938
Rating:
NR
Source:
Warner Archives
Presentation:
[B&W, Full Frame]
Time:
1:26:00
Sales rank:
25,620

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Billy Halop Frankie Warren
Bobby Jordan Squirt
Huntz Hall Goofy
Leo Gorcey Spike Hawkins
Bernard Punsly Fats Papadopolo
Gabriel Dell Bugs Burke
Humphrey Bogart Mark Braden
Gale Page Sue Warren
George Offerman Red
Weldon Heyburn Cooper
Cy Kendall Morgan
Charles Trowbridge Judge Clinton
Milburn Stone Joe Delaney
Harry Cording Guard
Spencer Charters Old Doctor
Donald Briggs New Doctor
Frank Jaquet Commissioner
Helen MacKellar Mrs. Burke
Al Bridge Mr. Burke
Paul Porcasi Nick Papadopolo
Jack Mower John Brower
Frank Otto Junkie
James B. Carson Schwartz
Hally Chester Boy
Dead End Kids Actor
Ted Offenbecker Red
John Ridgely Reporter
Sibyl Harris Mrs. Hawkins
Edward Gargan Officer Hogan

Technical Credits
Lewis Seiler Director
Bryan Foy Associate Producer
Hugo W. Friedhofer Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
N'Was McKenzie Costumes/Costume Designer
Terrell O. Morse Editor
Charles Novi Art Director
George Parish Musical Direction/Supervision
George Parrish Score Composer
Wilbur Sherman Screenwriter
Vincent Sherman Screenwriter
Max Steiner Score Composer
Arthur Todd Cinematographer
Crane Wilbur Screenwriter

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