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20,000 Cheers for the Chain Gang (1933)

Short | 20 min | Short, Musical, Comedy

Four convicts escape from a chain gang. Shortly thereafter, changes are made at the prison, because a blue ribbon commission will be investigating conditions there. The changes include steak every day for dinner and stage shows for ...See moreFour convicts escape from a chain gang. Shortly thereafter, changes are made at the prison, because a blue ribbon commission will be investigating conditions there. The changes include steak every day for dinner and stage shows for entertainment. After reading about this, the four escapees plead with the warden to take them back in. Or was this all a dream? Written by David Glagovsky See less
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Edwin B. DuPar (as E.B. DuPar)
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Updated Aug 12, 1933

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Aug 12, 1933 (United States)

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Novia
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Helen Pickens
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Jane Pickens
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Patti Pickens
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Harry Shannon
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James Baskett
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5.3 / 10 | 169 votes