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Within These Walls (1945)

71 min | Drama

Michael Howland, a stern hanging judge, is assigned to take over a chaotic prison. There Michael imposes a strict regime of discipline on the inmates. He is similarly rigid and harsh with his own two children Tommie and Anne. However, his ...See moreMichael Howland, a stern hanging judge, is assigned to take over a chaotic prison. There Michael imposes a strict regime of discipline on the inmates. He is similarly rigid and harsh with his own two children Tommie and Anne. However, his son Tommie Howland eventually ends up incarcerated in his father's prison. Written by Robert See less
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H. Bruce Humberstone (as Bruce Humberstone)
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Updated Jul 13, 1945

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Jul 13, 1945 (United States)

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35 cast members
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Thomas Mitchell
Warden Michael Howland Warden Michael Howland   See fewer
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Mary Anderson
Anne Howland Anne Howland   See fewer
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Edward Ryan
Tommie Howland Tommie Howland   See fewer
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Mark Stevens
Steve Purcell Steve Purcell   See fewer
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B.S. Pully
Harry Bowser Harry Bowser   See fewer
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Roy Roberts
Martin 'Marty' Deutsch Martin 'Marty' Deutsch   See fewer
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John Russell
Rogers Rogers   See fewer
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Norman Lloyd
Peter Moran Peter Moran   See fewer
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Harry Shannon
Head Guard 'Mac' McCafferty Head Guard 'Mac' McCafferty   See fewer
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Edward Kelly
Convict Michael Callahan Convict Michael Callahan   See fewer
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Rex Williams
Hobey Jenkins Hobey Jenkins   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
Pearson Pearson   See fewer
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Dick Rush
Station agent Station agent   See fewer
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William Halligan
Collins Collins   See fewer
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Joseph E. Bernard
Conductor (as Joseph Bernard) Conductor (as Joseph Bernard)   See fewer
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Jack Daley
Conductor Conductor   See fewer
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Dick Rich
Guard Guard   See fewer
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Louis Bacigalupi
Convict Louis Milano (uncredited) Convict Louis Milano (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Bremen
Convict in Motor Pool (uncredited) Convict in Motor Pool (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Cane
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Filmer
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Flavin
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Hart
Guard Charlie (uncredited) Guard Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Newlan
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Olsen
Convict (uncredited) Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Perry
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Guard Fired by Warden Rowland (uncredited) Guard Fired by Warden Rowland (uncredited)   See fewer
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Otto Reichow
Convict Peter Schmidt (uncredited) Convict Peter Schmidt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank J. Scannell
Convict in Motor Pool (uncredited) Convict in Motor Pool (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Strang
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Trowbridge
Gov. Edward Rice (uncredited) Gov. Edward Rice (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Wagenheim
Convict Joseph Ciesak (uncredited) Convict Joseph Ciesak (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Wagner
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Wilson
Convict (uncredited) Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 13 votes