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Boys' Reformatory (1939)

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62 min | Crime, Drama

A tough street kid takes the rap for a burglary committed by the son of his foster family and is sent to a boys reformatory, where the inmates are under the thumb of corrupt guards and a brutal prison doctor.
Writers
Ray Trampe (story) (screenplay) | Norman S. Hall (story) | Wellyn Totman (screenplay)
Composer
Edward J. Kay (as Edward Kay)
Cinematographer
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Updated May 1, 1939

Release date
May 1, 1939 (United States)

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Frankie Darro
Tommy Ryan Tommy Ryan   See fewer
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Grant Withers
Dr. Owens Dr. Owens   See fewer
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Lillian Elliott
Mrs. O'Meara Mrs. O'Meara   See fewer
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Frank Coghlan Jr.
Eddie O'Meara Eddie O'Meara   See fewer
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David Durand
'Knuckles' Malone 'Knuckles' Malone   See fewer
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Ben Welden
Mike Hearn Mike Hearn   See fewer
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Al Hill Jr.
Pete (as Albert Hill Jr.) Pete (as Albert Hill Jr.)   See fewer
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Robert McClung
Blubber (as Bob McClung) Blubber (as Bob McClung)   See fewer
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Tempe Pigott
Mrs. Callahan Mrs. Callahan   See fewer
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John St. Polis
Superintendent Keene Superintendent Keene   See fewer
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Roberta Smith
Young Girl Young Girl   See fewer
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Pat Flaherty
Mr. Barnes Mr. Barnes   See fewer
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William P. Carleton
Judge Robert H. Scott Judge Robert H. Scott   See fewer
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Lynton Brent
Mike's Henchman (uncredited) Mike's Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Dickinson
Mike's Henchman (uncredited) Mike's Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Officer on Train (uncredited) Officer on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kathryn Sheldon
Miss Caldwell, Secretary (uncredited) Miss Caldwell, Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

5.4 / 10 | 49 votes