20,000 Cheers for the Chain Gang (1933)

08/12/1933 (US) ComedyMusic 20m


Four convicts escape from a chain gang. Shortly thereafter, changes are made at the prison, because a blue ribbon commission will be investigating conditions there. The changes include steak every day for dinner and stage shows for entertainment. After reading about this, the four escapees plead with the warden to take them back in. Or was this all a dream?

  1. Roy Mack


  2. Cyrus Wood


  3. A. Dorian Otvos


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jerry Bergen


  2. Novia

    Jerry's wife

  3. James Baskett

    James Baskett

  4. Helen Pickens

    Herself (singer)

  5. Jane Pickens

    Herself (singer)

  6. Patti Pickens

    Herself (singer)

  7. Harry Shannon

    Harry Shannon

Full Cast & Crew

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -


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