In this prison drama, a stern hanging judge is assigned to take over a very chaotic prison. Upon doing so he imposes a very strict regimen of discipline on the inmates, almost unhumanly. He is also becomes rigid and harsh with his own two children. Later his compassionate daughter befriends a wrongfully convicted model prisoner who works as the warden's chauffeur. Then his son becomes a hardened criminal and ends up behind bars in his father's prison. There he is involved with several other inmates who conspire to bust out.
From 16mm film transfer
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone
Starring: Thomas Mitchell, Mary Anderson, Edward Ryan, Mark Stevens, B.S. Pully