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The Criminal Code (1931)

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97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

After a failed attempt at running for governor, D.A. Mark Brady is appointed warden of the state prison where many of the criminals he prosecuted are incarcerated.
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Writers
Martin Flavin (from the stage play by) | Fred Niblo Jr. (adaptation & added dialogue) | Seton I. Miller (adaptation & added dialogue)
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Cinematographers
James Wong Howe (photography by) (as James How) | Ted Tetzlaff (photography by) (as Teddy Tetzlaff)
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Updated Jan 3, 1931

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Jan 3, 1931 (United States)

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27 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Walter Huston
Mark Brady Mark Brady   See fewer
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Phillips Holmes
Robert Graham Robert Graham   See fewer
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Constance Cummings
Mary Brady Mary Brady   See fewer
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Boris Karloff
Galloway Galloway   See fewer
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DeWitt Jennings
Captain Gleason (as De Witt Jennings) Captain Gleason (as De Witt Jennings)   See fewer
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Mary Doran
Gertrude Williams Gertrude Williams   See fewer
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Ethel Wales
Katie Ryan Katie Ryan   See fewer
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Arthur Hoyt
Leonard Nettleford Leonard Nettleford   See fewer
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John St. Polis
Dr. Rinewulf Dr. Rinewulf   See fewer
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Paul Porcasi
Tony Spelvin (as Paul Porcassi) Tony Spelvin (as Paul Porcassi)   See fewer
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Otto Hoffman
Jim Fales Jim Fales   See fewer
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John Sheehan
McManus McManus   See fewer
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Richard Bishop
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andy Devine
Cluck - a Convict with knife (uncredited) Cluck - a Convict with knife (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Guilfoyle
Detective Doran (uncredited) Detective Doran (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Hagney
Prison Guard in Yard (unconfirmed) (uncredited) Prison Guard in Yard (unconfirmed) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Hill
Jerry (uncredited) Jerry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russell Hopton
State's Attorney (uncredited) State's Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Huber
Convict in Yard (uncredited) Convict in Yard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tetsu Komai
Convict (unconfirmed) (uncredited) Convict (unconfirmed) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Kortman
Convict Barber (uncredited) Convict Barber (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Lamont
Convict (uncredited) Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Detective Doherty (uncredited) Detective Doherty (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nicholas Soussanin
Convict (uncredited) Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Vance
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hugh Walker
Lew (uncredited) Lew (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 705 votes