Canon City


Prisoners battle each other -- and the police -- when they escape the Colorado State Penitentiary.

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  1. Crane Wilbur

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Scott Brady

    Scott Brady

    Jim Sherbondy

  2. Jeff Corey

    Jeff Corey

    Carl Schwartzmiller

  3. Whit Bissell

    Whit Bissell

    Richard Heilman

  4. Stanley Clements

    Stanley Clements

    Billy New

  5. CR

    Charles Russell


  6. DeForest Kelley

    DeForest Kelley


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 22m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • June 30, 1948



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

Filmed With The Naked Fury Of Fact!

Filmed With The Naked Fury Of Fact! So screams the poster for this semi-documentary styled pic. Barely a year previously a dozen prisoners escaped from the Colorado State Penitentiary, Canon City, this is the story of that break and subsequent hunt for the escapees.

Written and directed by Crane Wilbur, it stars Scott Brady, Jeff Corey and Whit Bissell. Cinematography is by John Alton and Reed Hadley provides the stentorian narration. Plot is exactly what it says on the cover, men escape prison and as a blizzard rages outside they encounter various memb... read the rest.

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