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Mutiny in the Big House (1939) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Charles Bickford, Barton MacLane, Dennis Moore, Pat Moriarity, George Cleveland, Russell Hopton, Dave O'Brien, Charles King, Wheeler Oakman.

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A manly but saintly prison chaplain, Father Joe (Charles Bickford), personally breaks up an attempted jail break. The escape was engineered by a vicious, longtime convict, Red Manson (Barton MacLane), who proves no match for the priest.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes If this is a criminal POV story...    -   jail abuse/escape story

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   religious figure Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   guns    -   knives Any profanity?    -   None

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