The Criminal Code (1930)

12/31/1930 (US) CrimeDrama 1h 37m


After young Robert Graham commits a murder while drunk and defending his girlfriend, he is prosecuted by ambitious Mark Brady and sentenced to 10 years. Six years later, Brady becomes the prison warden and offers the beleaguered Robert a job as his chauffeur. Robert cleans up his act, but, on the eve of his pardon, his cellmate drags him back into the world of violence, and he faces a difficult choice that could return him to prison.

  1. Howard Hawks


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  1. Walter Huston

    Walter Huston

    Mark Brady

  2. Phillips Holmes

    Phillips Holmes

    Robert Graham

  3. Constance Cummings

    Constance Cummings

    Mary Brady

  4. Boris Karloff

    Boris Karloff

    Ned Galloway

  5. DeWitt Jennings

    DeWitt Jennings

    Yard Captain Gleason

  6. Mary Doran

    Mary Doran

    Gertrude Williams

  7. Ethel Wales

    Ethel Wales

    Katie Ryan

  8. Clark Marshall

    Clark Marshall


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The Criminal Code
The Criminal Code

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Original Language English

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