Condemned Women (1938)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Prison Film  |   Release Date - Mar 18, 1938 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 77 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this drama, a falsely convicted woman falls in love with the prison psychologist who tries to liberate her. She ended up in prison to protect her boyfriend who was just about to finish law school. The doctor and patient tryst in the prison furnace room. When he is not around, the woman must deal with the usual travails of a convict including a strict, domineering matron. A prison break occurs and violence erupts.

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abuse, atrocity, boyfriend, convict, escape, false-accusation, false-conviction, inmate, law-school, lawyer, love, matron, naivete, prison, psychiatry, psychology, rehabilitation [physical therapy], romance, ruthlessness, suffering, violence, women's-prison