The Crooked Road (1940)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama  |   Run Time - 69 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this melodrama, a wealthy man finds that his good life is threatened by his deeply buried, dark past. It seems that years before, the man escaped from prison. Now he is being blackmailed by a former cellmate. Bad things happen, and the man finds himself framed for murder. Fortunately he proves his innocence. Unfortunately his status as a fugitive is exposed and he must return to the joint to finish his sentence.

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accusation, blackmail, escaped-convict, false-accusation, killing, murder, prison-escape