Day of Reckoning (1933)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Prison Film  |   Run Time - 65 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this brutal prison drama a hen-pecked husband is sentenced to prison after getting caught with his hand in the company till. He is sent to a high-rise facility in LA. It seems the fellow was only following the instructions of his domineering, constantly nagging wife who, as soon as he is put away, takes up with a more successful businessman. This causes her new lover's ex-lover to get insanely jealous and kill the conniving wife. The businessman decides to take the blame for the death and he is sent to the same jail as the dead woman's husband. One of the two meets a violent end.

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embezzlement, family, love-triangle, murder, prison, wife