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Prisoners (1929)
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87 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Riza Rigi (Corrine Griffith), an Austrian cabaret dancer, is not above a bit of petty thievery once in a while, and she steals to attract the attention of Nicholas Cathy (Ian Keith), a young lawyer she is in love with, who unsuccessfully ...See moreRiza Rigi (Corrine Griffith), an Austrian cabaret dancer, is not above a bit of petty thievery once in a while, and she steals to attract the attention of Nicholas Cathy (Ian Keith), a young lawyer she is in love with, who unsuccessfully defend her in court and she is, alas, sent to jail. But she also stole is heart and he is there waiting for her when she is released from jail. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writers
Ferenc Molnár (novel "Prisoners") | Forrest Halsey (scenario) | Paul Perez (titles)
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Updated May 19, 1929

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May 19, 1929 (United States)

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11 cast members
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Corinne Griffith
Riza Riga Riza Riga   See fewer
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Ian Keith
Nicholas Cathy Nicholas Cathy   See fewer
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Baron Hesse
Kore (as Baron von Hesse) Kore (as Baron von Hesse)   See fewer
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Anne Schaefer
Aunt Maria (as Ann Schaeffer) Aunt Maria (as Ann Schaeffer)   See fewer
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Bela Lugosi
Brottos - Nightclub Owner Brottos - Nightclub Owner   See fewer
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Charles Clary
Warden Rimmer Warden Rimmer   See fewer
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Jean Laverty
Cabaret Dancer Cabaret Dancer   See fewer
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James Ford
Kessler Kessler   See fewer
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Harry Northrup
Prosecuting Attorney Prosecuting Attorney   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 32 votes