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Castle on the Hudson (1940)

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77 min | Crime, Drama

Mobster Tommy Gordon isn't worried about being sentenced to Sing Sing prison because his political pals have promised him a quick parole. A troublesome prisoner, he finally concedes that his friends have deserted him, and he makes an ...See moreMobster Tommy Gordon isn't worried about being sentenced to Sing Sing prison because his political pals have promised him a quick parole. A troublesome prisoner, he finally concedes that his friends have deserted him, and he makes an effort to reform. When his girlfriend Kay is injured in an accident, Warden Long gives Tommy a pass to go see her. But trouble erupts when Tommy encounters the man responsible for his imprisonment. Written by Jim Beaver See less
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Seton I. Miller (screen play) | Brown Holmes (screen play) | Courtney Terrett (screen play) | Lewis E. Lawes (from the book by) (as Warden Lewis E. Lawes)
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Updated Feb 17, 1940

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Feb 17, 1940 (United States)

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78 cast members
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John Garfield
Tommy Gordon Tommy Gordon   See fewer
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Pat O'Brien
Warden Long Warden Long   See fewer
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Burgess Meredith
Steven Rockford Steven Rockford   See fewer
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Henry O'Neill
District Attorney District Attorney   See fewer
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Jerome Cowan
Ed Crowley Ed Crowley   See fewer
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Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams
Mike Cagle Mike Cagle   See fewer
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John Litel
Chaplain Chaplain   See fewer
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Margot Stevenson
Ann Rockford Ann Rockford   See fewer
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Edward Pawley
Black Jack Black Jack   See fewer
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Nedda Harrigan
Mrs. Long Mrs. Long   See fewer
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Wade Boteler
Principal Keeper Principal Keeper   See fewer
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Robert Strange
Joe Morris Joe Morris   See fewer
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Eddie Acuff
Bill - Prisoner Dispensing Clothing (uncredited) Bill - Prisoner Dispensing Clothing (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernie Adams
Kelner - the Fink (uncredited) Kelner - the Fink (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nat Carr
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddy Chandler
Intake Guard (uncredited) Intake Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Loia Cheaney
Lady in Room 611 (uncredited) Lady in Room 611 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Clark
Prison Guard Sergeant (uncredited) Prison Guard Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Clayton
Elevator Operator (uncredited) Elevator Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Conroy
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clyde Courtright
Train Conductor (uncredited) Train Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alan Davis
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Downing
Gangster in Car (uncredited) Gangster in Car (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
Court Clerk Reading Verdict (uncredited) Court Clerk Reading Verdict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jay Eaton
Dance Partner of 'Sweetheart' in Nightclub (uncredited) Dance Partner of 'Sweetheart' in Nightclub (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Faylen
Guard Who is Slugged (uncredited) Guard Who is Slugged (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Flaherty
Stretcher Attendant (uncredited) Stretcher Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Flavin
Death Row Guard (uncredited) Death Row Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brenda Fowler
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Gargan
Death Row Guard (uncredited) Death Row Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sol Gorss
Silent Gangster in Car (uncredited) Silent Gangster in Car (uncredited)   See fewer
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Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian
First Prisoner (uncredited) First Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Hickman
The Judge (uncredited) The Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Hoffman Jr.
Warden's Clerk (uncredited) Warden's Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Jury Foreman (uncredited) Jury Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Homans
Clyde Burton - the Detective Escort (uncredited) Clyde Burton - the Detective Escort (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Hopper
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Hurst
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thomas E. Jackson
Seated Reporter on Train (uncredited) Seated Reporter on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Lester Johnson
Black Prisoner (uncredited) Black Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Kane
Nightclub Manager (uncredited) Nightclub Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Willie Keeler
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Kelly
Rockpile Convict (uncredited) Rockpile Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Machine Shop Guard (uncredited) Machine Shop Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Marx
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mayo
Visitor Room Guard (uncredited) Visitor Room Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank McCarroll
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Miller
Frank - a Night Guard (uncredited) Frank - a Night Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grant Mitchell
Dr. Ames - the Psychologist (uncredited) Dr. Ames - the Psychologist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard M. Mitchell
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Moran
Cell Block Guard (uncredited) Cell Block Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Adrian Morris
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Morris
Joe - Detective with Ragan in New York (uncredited) Joe - Detective with Ragan in New York (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Night Guard Shooting Tear Gas (uncredited) Night Guard Shooting Tear Gas (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat O'Malley
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Visitor Room Guard (uncredited) Visitor Room Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Puglia
Tony - Prisoner in Death Row (uncredited) Tony - Prisoner in Death Row (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Reeves
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Richard
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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John J. Richardson
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Ridgely
Intake Guard (uncredited) Intake Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Saum
Prison Intake Clerk (uncredited) Prison Intake Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sherlock
Night Guard Shooting Tear Gas (uncredited) Night Guard Shooting Tear Gas (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Sorel
Nightclub Waiter (uncredited) Nightclub Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert R. Stephenson
Sailor (uncredited) Sailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Julie Stevens
Telephone Operator (uncredited) Telephone Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Strang
Vistor's Room Guard (uncredited) Vistor's Room Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Double Talking Convict (uncredited) Double Talking Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Sully
Second Prisoner (uncredited) Second Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Telark
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emmett Vogan
Standing Reporter on Train (uncredited) Standing Reporter on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Wessel
Convict Messenger (uncredited) Convict Messenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernest Whitman
Alexander '8 Ball' Hamilton (uncredited) Alexander '8 Ball' Hamilton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Wilson
Convict in Yard (uncredited) Convict in Yard (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 491 votes