House of Women

House of Women

Director: Walter Doniger, Crane Wilbur

Cast: Shirley Knight, Andrew Duggan

     
 

In this prison drama, a remake of Caged, House of Women (1950), a pregnant woman is wrongly convicted of armed robbery. She is sentenced to five years in prison. After her child is born, the inmate is allowed to keep it. She then has three years to earn parole. If she does not, the babe will be put up for adoption. When the prison warden finds himself attracted…  See more details below

Overview

In this prison drama, a remake of Caged, House of Women (1950), a pregnant woman is wrongly convicted of armed robbery. She is sentenced to five years in prison. After her child is born, the inmate is allowed to keep it. She then has three years to earn parole. If she does not, the babe will be put up for adoption. When the prison warden finds himself attracted to the woman, he makes her his personal maid. Time passes and he falls in love with her resulting in better treatment for the other prisoners. Three years pass and the woman's parole seems assured until the sadistic warden, not wanting to lose the woman he loves, decrees that she will not be paroled and that all imprisoned mothers will lose custody of their children. This harsh action spawns a bloody revolt amongst the inmates. It is the brave woman that quells the uprising. Later media coverage of the event results in her release. The warden is fired.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/30/2011
UPC:
0883316299852
Original Release:
1962
Source:
Warner Archives
Time:
1:25:00
Sales rank:
91,782

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Shirley Knight Erica
Andrew Duggan Warden Cole
Constance Ford Sophie Brice
Barbara Nichols Candy Kane
Maggie Hayes Zoe Stoughton
Jeanne Cooper Helen Jennings
Virginia Gregg Mrs. Hunter
Patricia Huston Doris
Jennifer Howard Addie Gates
Caroline Richter Clemens
Colette Jackson Aggie
Jacqueline Scott Mrs. Stevens
Paul Lambert Mr. Dunn
Virginia Capers Sarah
Jason Evers Doctor

Technical Credits
Walter Doniger Director
Crane Wilbur Director,Screenwriter
John P. Austin Art Director,Set Decoration/Design
Gordon Bau Makeup
Alexis Davidoff Costumes/Costume Designer
Bryan Foy Producer
Florence Hackett Costumes/Costume Designer
Howard Jackson Score Composer
Leo K. Kuter Art Director
Louis La Cava Makeup
Leo H. Shreve Editor
Harold E. Stine Cinematographer

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