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In this crime drama a wealthy business tycoon serves a sentence for tax fraud. While there he becomes good friends with his cellmates and after they are all released, the magnate appoints them both as executives in his company.

  1. Robert Hardy Andrews

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Aubrey Scotto


  3. Ben Markson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Barton MacLane

    Barton MacLane

    Ace King

  2. Beverly Roberts

    Beverly Roberts

    Judy Harrison

  3. Clarence Kolb

    Clarence Kolb

    John B. Harrison

  4. Janet Beecher

    Janet Beecher

    Mrs. Martha Harrison

  5. Horace McMahon

    Horace McMahon

    Missouri Smith

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I Was a Convict
I Was a Convict


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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 6, 1939


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 2m

Budget -

Revenue -



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