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Genre  Crime, Drama
Director  Abner Biberman
Screenplay  Harold Jack Bloom
Language  English
7/10 IMDb

Duration  
Running time  1h 25m
Country  United States
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Release date  1956
Writer  Harold Jack Bloom, Richard K. Polimer (story), Wallace Sullivan (story)
Story by  Wallace Sullivan, Richard K. Polimer
Cast  Tom Tully (Warden Frank Carmichael), Sylvia Sidney (Hilda Carmichael), Betty Lynn (Anne MacGregor), John Gavin (Johnny Hutchins), Don Beddoe (Todd 'Mac' MacGregor), John Larch (William Kiley)
Similar movies  The Shawshank Redemption, Megamind, Ocean's Eleven, Horrible Bosses 2, Goodfellas, Shrek 2
Tagline  The untold story of the BIG-HOUSE PRISON BREAK!

Behind the High Wall is a 1956 American film noir crime film directed by Abner Biberman starring Tom Tully and Sylvia Sidney.

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It featured an early performance by John Gavin who had just signed with Universal. It was sometimes referred to as his first film although he had appeared in Raw Edge under another name.

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Plot

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Inmates pull a prison break, taking the warden and another prisoner as hostages. But when the car gets into a crash, killing the others, the warden makes off with the gang's loot and places the blame on the other hostage.

Cast

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  • Tom Tully as Warden Carmichael
  • Sylvia Sidney as Hilda Carmichael
  • Betty Lynn as Anne MacGregor
  • John Gavin as Johnny Hutchins (as John Golenor)
  • Don Beddoe as Todd 'Mac' Macgregor
  • John Larch as William Kiley
  • Barney Phillips as Tom Renolds
  • Ed Kemmer as Charlie Rains
  • John Beradino as Carl Burkhardt
  • Rayford Barnes as George Miller (as Raymond Barnes)
  • Nicky Blair as Roy Burkhardt
  • David Garcia as Morgan
  • Peter Leeds as Detective
  • James Hyland as Detective (as Jim Hyland)
  • References

    Behind the High Wall Wikipedia
    Behind the High Wall IMDb Behind the High Wall themoviedb.org


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