Jailbirds is a 1940 British comedy crime film directed by Oswald Mitchell and starring Albert Burdon, Harry Terry and Charles Farrell. It was based on a theatrical sketch by Fred Karno.


After escaping from prison two criminals attempt to hide stolen jewels in a loaf of bread. However it accidentally gets sent to the wrong house leading to their ultimate capture.


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    director Oswald Mitchell
    editor Cecil H. Williamson
    genre comedy crime
    keywords stolen jewel
    musicBy Percival Mackey
    producer F.W. Baker
    productionCompany Butcher's Film Service
    publisher Butcher's Film Service
    theme crime comedy