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The Big House (1930)

 





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The Big House (1930)

In George Hill's early prison flick, often used as a model for subsequent prison films:

  • the realistic and brutal portrayal of prison conditions
  • the portrayal of convict ringleader Machine Gun Butch (Wallace Beery)
  • the scenes of the attempted prison escape and massacre

Machine Gun Butch (Wallace Beery)

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