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Behind the High Wall (1956)

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85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A group of convicts break out of prison, killing a guard, kidnapping the warden and forcing a reluctant inmate to accompany them. However, when a car accident kills everyone except the warden and the inmate hostage, the warden steals ...See moreA group of convicts break out of prison, killing a guard, kidnapping the warden and forcing a reluctant inmate to accompany them. However, when a car accident kills everyone except the warden and the inmate hostage, the warden steals $100,000 of the gang's money, then when police arrive he accuses the inmate of the guard's murder in order to cover up his own crime. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Jul 1956 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Tom Tully
Warden Carmichael Warden Carmichael   See fewer
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Sylvia Sidney
Hilda Carmichael Hilda Carmichael   See fewer
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Betty Lynn
Anne MacGregor Anne MacGregor   See fewer
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John Gavin
Johnny Hutchins Johnny Hutchins   See fewer
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Don Beddoe
Todd MacGregor Todd MacGregor   See fewer
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John Larch
William Kiley William Kiley   See fewer
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Barney Phillips
Tom Reynolds Tom Reynolds   See fewer
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Ed Kemmer
Charlie Rains Charlie Rains   See fewer
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John Beradino
Carl Burkhardt Carl Burkhardt   See fewer
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Rayford Barnes
George Miller George Miller   See fewer
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Nicky Blair
Roy Burkhardt Roy Burkhardt   See fewer
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David Garcia
Morgan Morgan   See fewer
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Peter Leeds
First Detective First Detective   See fewer
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George Barrows
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Boyett
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Brooks
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Darmour
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Forrest
Corby (uncredited) Corby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Harvey
Inmate (uncredited) Inmate (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Hyland
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Keast
Jim Hardy (uncredited) Jim Hardy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glen Kramer
Inmate (uncredited) Inmate (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Logan
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Lytton
Prof. Reese (uncredited) Prof. Reese (uncredited)   See fewer
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George E. Mather
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mather
Police Capt. Pauley (uncredited) Police Capt. Pauley (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ewing Mitchell
Judge Robert Pryor (uncredited) Judge Robert Pryor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thomas Murray
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frances Osborne
Mrs. Loomis (uncredited) Mrs. Loomis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Raven
Inmate (uncredited) Inmate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Rickard
Priest (uncredited) Priest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bing Russell
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Floyd Simmons
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Stevens
Rains' Assistant Counsel (uncredited) Rains' Assistant Counsel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Stevenson
Al Loomis (uncredited) Al Loomis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Amzie Strickland
Mrs. Baynar (uncredited) Mrs. Baynar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Taggart
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dale Van Sickel
Guard Wilkins (uncredited) Guard Wilkins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Will J. White
Yard Officer (uncredited) Yard Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 52 votes