Behind Prison Gates

Behind Prison Gates

Behind Prison Gates is a 1939 American crime film directed by Charles Barton and written by Arthur T. Horman and Leslie T. White. The film stars Brian Donlevy, Julie Bishop, Joseph Crehan, Paul Fix, George Lloyd and Dick Curtis. The film was released on July 28, 1939, by Columbia Pictures.


Detective Norman Craig takes the identity of dead bank robber Red Murray in order to go into prison without raising suspicions, he starts looking for three other bank robbers, but one day his partner is found dead in his cell and now Norman also has to find his partner's murderer.

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    director Charles Barton
    editor Richard Fantl
    genre crime
    keywords bank robber id
    producer Wallace MacDonald
    productionCompany Columbia Pictures
    publisher Columbia Pictures