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I Was Framed (1942)

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61 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A newspaperman out to get the goods on a crooked politician winds up in jail, framed for a killing he didn't commit. He and another prisoner attempt an escape, but although the newspaperman gets away, his colleague is caught and returned ...See moreA newspaperman out to get the goods on a crooked politician winds up in jail, framed for a killing he didn't commit. He and another prisoner attempt an escape, but although the newspaperman gets away, his colleague is caught and returned to jail. Years later, the convict gets out of prison and winds up in the same town where his former cell-mate is now a respected citizen, and attempts to blackmail him. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Writers
Jerome Odlum (story "Dust Be My Destiny") | Robert E. Kent (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Ted D. McCord (as Ted McCord)
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Updated Apr 4, 1942

Release date
Apr 4, 1942 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Tod Andrews
Ken Marshall (Scott) (as Michael Ames) Ken Marshall (Scott) (as Michael Ames)   See fewer
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Julie Bishop
Ruth Marshall (Scott) Ruth Marshall (Scott)   See fewer
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Regis Toomey
Bob Leeds Bob Leeds   See fewer
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Patti Hale
Penny Marshall (Scott) (as Patty Hale) Penny Marshall (Scott) (as Patty Hale)   See fewer
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John Harmon
Clubby Blake Clubby Blake   See fewer
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Aldrich Bowker
Dr. Phillip Black Dr. Phillip Black   See fewer
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Roland Drew
Dist. Atty. Gordon Locke Dist. Atty. Gordon Locke   See fewer
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Oscar O'Shea
Cal Beamish Cal Beamish   See fewer
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Wade Boteler
Ben Belden Ben Belden   See fewer
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Howard Hickman
Stuart Gaines Stuart Gaines   See fewer
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Norman Willis
Paul Brenner Paul Brenner   See fewer
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Hobart Bosworth
D.L. Wallace D.L. Wallace   See fewer
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Guy Usher
Springfield Police Chief Taylor Springfield Police Chief Taylor   See fewer
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Sam McDaniel
Kit Carson Kit Carson   See fewer
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Dick Chandlee
Office boy Office boy   See fewer
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Eddy Chandler
Arresting Policeman at Accident (uncredited) Arresting Policeman at Accident (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sol Gorss
Paul's Gang Member (uncredited) Paul's Gang Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Hamilton
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Hearn
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Heywood
Man on Park Bench (uncredited) Man on Park Bench (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Kelsey
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hank Mann
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mayo
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Moorhouse
Assistant District Attorney (uncredited) Assistant District Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Jail Guard (uncredited) Jail Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Powell
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Saum
Paul's Gang Member (uncredited) Paul's Gang Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sherlock
Joe - Squad-Car Driver (uncredited) Joe - Squad-Car Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Strang
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Turner
Paul's Gang Member (uncredited) Paul's Gang Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rex Williams
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joan Winfield
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Zimmerman
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5.5 / 10 | 80 votes