FelonJuly 17, 2008
A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.
San QuentinMay 24, 1937
Ex-Army officer Jameson takes a job a prison guard at San Quentin. Joe, the brother of his new girlfriend May, is sentenced to the prison for robbery. When Jameson tries to separate lawbreakers from hardened criminals, badguy Hansen tries to stir up trouble by telling Joe about Jameson's interest in his sister.
Duffy of San QuentinMarch 16, 1954
San Quentin's new warden crusades for reform and for a framed inmate who loves a nurse.
WeedsOctober 16, 1987
A San Quentin inmate, sentenced to life without parole, writes a play that catches the interest of a reporter.
Johnny Cash in San QuentinSeptember 6, 1969
Johnny Cash's concert in San Quentin State Prison in 1969.
San QuentinDecember 16, 1946
An ex-con sets up a program to straighten out hard-core prisoners. Things don't go as planned.
Zoot SuitOctober 2, 1981
Part fact and part fiction, Zoot Suit is the film version of Luis Valdez's critically acclaimed play, based on the actual Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the zoot suit riots of 1940s Los Angeles. Henry Reyna is the leader of a group of Mexican-Americans being sent to San Quentin without substantial evidence for the death of a man at Sleepy Lagoon. As part of the defense committee, Alice Bloomfield and George Shearer fight the blatant miscarriage of justice for the freedom of Henry and his friends.
Men of San QuentinMay 15, 1942
A corrupt official at San Quentin tries to frame an innocent guard for several murders within the prison.