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Over the Wall (1938)

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67 min | Drama, Romance

Jerry Davis is a street tough and troublemaker who winds up in Sing Sing framed for murder. There he discovers he has a great singing voice, and with the help of prison chaplain Father Connor, Jerry begins to rehabilitate himself.See moreJerry Davis is a street tough and troublemaker who winds up in Sing Sing framed for murder. There he discovers he has a great singing voice, and with the help of prison chaplain Father Connor, Jerry begins to rehabilitate himself. Written by Jim Beaver See less
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Writers
Lewis E. Lawes (by) (as Warden Lewis E. Lawes) | Crane Wilbur (original screenplay) | George Bricker (original screenplay)
Cinematographer
James Van Trees (photography)
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Updated Mar 27, 1938

Release date
Apr 2, 1938 (United States)

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74 cast members
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Dick Foran
Jerry Davis Jerry Davis   See fewer
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June Travis
Kay Norton Kay Norton   See fewer
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John Litel
Father Neil Connor Father Neil Connor   See fewer
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Dick Purcell
Ace Scanlon Ace Scanlon   See fewer
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Veda Ann Borg
Maxine Maxine   See fewer
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Ward Bond
Eddie Edwards Eddie Edwards   See fewer
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John Hamilton
Warden Warden   See fewer
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Jonathan Hale
Governor Governor   See fewer
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Tommy Bupp
Jimmy Davis Jimmy Davis   See fewer
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Robert Homans
John Davis John Davis   See fewer
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Mabel Hart
Mrs. Davis Mrs. Davis   See fewer
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Raymond Hatton
Convict Convict   See fewer
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Alan Davis
Joe - Policeman Joe - Policeman   See fewer
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Eddy Chandler
Prison Keeper (as Eddie Chandler) Prison Keeper (as Eddie Chandler)   See fewer
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Eleanor Bayley
Elsie - Girl at Beach (uncredited) Elsie - Girl at Beach (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ed Brady
Convict (uncredited) Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glen Cavender
Referee for Robeck Fight (uncredited) Referee for Robeck Fight (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lane Chandler
Boiler Room Guard (uncredited) Boiler Room Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Coe
Timekeeper at Fight (uncredited) Timekeeper at Fight (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Conlin
Davis' Handler (uncredited) Davis' Handler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kernan Cripps
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Crowell
Convict (uncredited) Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Cunningham
Robeck's Handler (uncredited) Robeck's Handler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Flint
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Foster
Prison Orchestra Organist (uncredited) Prison Orchestra Organist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Galan Galt
Second Boiler Room Guard (uncredited) Second Boiler Room Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gardner
Convict (uncredited) Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sol Gorss
Hospital Trusty (uncredited) Hospital Trusty (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kit Guard
Convict (uncredited) Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Hamilton
Ring Attendant (uncredited) Ring Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Harron
Gus - Policeman at Morgue (uncredited) Gus - Policeman at Morgue (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Herman
Convict (uncredited) Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Hiestand
Radio Announcer at Governor's Broadcast (uncredited) Radio Announcer at Governor's Broadcast (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leyland Hodgson
Defense Counsel (uncredited) Defense Counsel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Hollingsworth
Policeman at Scanlon's (uncredited) Policeman at Scanlon's (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Jury Foreman (uncredited) Jury Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
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I. Stanford Jolley
Thug (uncredited) Thug (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Jordan
Convict Trusty (uncredited) Convict Trusty (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brady Kline
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Tough Convict (uncredited) Tough Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carole Landis
Peggy - Girl at Beach (uncredited) Peggy - Girl at Beach (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anderson Lawler
Convict (uncredited) Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethelreda Leopold
Scanlon's New Blonde Girlfriend (uncredited) Scanlon's New Blonde Girlfriend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Lloyd
Morgue Attendant (uncredited) Morgue Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilfred Lucas
Cell Block Keeper (uncredited) Cell Block Keeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Priscilla Lyon
Scrappy Little Girl (uncredited) Scrappy Little Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Marceau
Prison Doctor (uncredited) Prison Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Marlowe
Prison Photographer (uncredited) Prison Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Allen Mathews
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry McGrath
Ring Announcer in Robeck Fight (uncredited) Ring Announcer in Robeck Fight (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Miller
Lee - Prison Guard Who Sees Fight (uncredited) Lee - Prison Guard Who Sees Fight (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louis Natheaux
Prison Fingerprinter (uncredited) Prison Fingerprinter (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Newell
Governor's Secretary (uncredited) Governor's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy O'Gatty
Al Robeck - Fighter (uncredited) Al Robeck - Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Otho
Bruiser in Pinball Room (uncredited) Bruiser in Pinball Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Patrolman Who Arrests Davis (uncredited) Patrolman Who Arrests Davis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sandra Ramoy
Alice - Girl at Beach (uncredited) Alice - Girl at Beach (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Rawlinson
Prosecutor (uncredited) Prosecutor (uncredited)   See fewer
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John J. Richardson
Ring Attendant (uncredited) Ring Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Saum
Policeman at Beach (uncredited) Policeman at Beach (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeffrey Sayre
Convict (uncredited) Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cy Schindell
Shower Room Guard (uncredited) Shower Room Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Shannon
Duke Slattery - Policeman with Warrant (uncredited) Duke Slattery - Policeman with Warrant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Shumway
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elliott Sullivan
Chic Metzer - Henchman (uncredited) Chic Metzer - Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Turner
Loogan - in Pinball Room (uncredited) Loogan - in Pinball Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blue Washington
Convict Playing Guitar (uncredited) Convict Playing Guitar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Wessel
Convict in Machine Shop with Gyp (uncredited) Convict in Machine Shop with Gyp (uncredited)   See fewer
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Huey White
Tough Convict (uncredited) Tough Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blackie Whiteford
Convict (uncredited) Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Wilson
Pinball Proprietor (uncredited) Pinball Proprietor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Wise
Clothesbox Convict Trusty (uncredited) Clothesbox Convict Trusty (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.5 / 10 | 84 votes