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Hell's House [1932]

Director:Howard Higgin
Writer:B. Harrison Orkow
Paul Gangelin
Length:72 minutes
(1 hour 12 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
Sorting Category:Drama
IMDB Rating:5.7/10
Amazon Rating:3.5/5 stars
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Synopsis: Jimmy idolizes bootlegger Matt, and when he refuses to implicate his friend, he is sent to reform school. He befriends Shorty, a boy with a heart condition, and escapes to let the world know about the brutal conditions.

Reaction: Classic melodrama but not too bad. There are a couple moments of pretty cheesy acting, but it's okay.

Personal Rating: 6/10

Howard Higgin => Director
B. Harrison Orkow => Writer
Paul Gangelin => Writer
Bette Davis => Peggy Gardner
Charley Grapewin => Henry Clark (as Charles Grapewin)
Emma Dunn => Emma Clark
Frank Coghlan Jr. => Shorty (as Junior Coughlin)
Hooper Atchley => Captain of the Guard
James A. Marcus => Superintendant Charles Thompson (as James Marcus)
Junior Durkin => Jimmy Mason (as Junior Dirkin)
Morgan Wallace => Frank Gebhardt
Pat O'Brien => Matt Kelly
Wallis Clark => Judge Robinson (as Wallace Clark)