Reformatory (1938)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Prison Film  |   Run Time - 59 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this socially conscious drama, a man is appointed warden at a boys reformatory on the condition that he can keep unwanted publicity away. The man does all he can to insure fair treatment of the young inmates; unfortunately, one of his guards refuses to toe the new line. When the warden catches the guard beating a boy, the warden begins punching the guard; he then fires him. The warden's toughest case truly reforms and proves that the new methods are more effective. The warden must prove this before the governor when one of the boys escapes. He does and all is well.

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delinquency, reformatory