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The Big House(1930)

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Brief Synopsis

An attempted prison break leads to a riot.

Cast & Crew

George Hill Director
Chester Morris [John] Morgan [also known as John Everett]
Wallace Beery [Machine Gun] Butch [Schmidt]
Lewis Stone Warden [James Adams]
Robert Montgomery Kent [Marlowe]
Leila Hyams Anne [Marlowe]
J. C. Nugent Mr. Marlowe
Karl Dane Olsen
Mathew Betz Gopher
Claire McDowell Mrs. Marlowe
Robert E. O'Connor [Sgt.] Donlin
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 24 Jun 1930
Release Date:  1930 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Cosmopolitan Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  80 or 84 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,901    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • The Big House

    Mark Sutch 2011-04-08

    ***1/2 MORE>

  • The Big House (1930)

    James Higgins 2010-02-18

    Solid prison drama, good cast. Wallace Berry is particularly good and very convincing as one of the prisoners. Good pace and an interesting story.... MORE>

  • Wallace Beery at his best

    Richard Warnock 2010-01-15

    If your a fan of "The Champ" Wallace Beery,you will love his portrayal of the convict Butch.He is abrassive yet lovable all the way through to... MORE>