Up the River (1938)

Genres - Comedy  |   Run Time - 75 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Two imprisoned con men become ace football players on the prison team in this comedy. They get into real trouble when the duo decides to bust out to keep the mother of a fellow inmate from getting conned by a gang of crooks. When the warden finds out, he is steaming mad because he has bet his entire fortune on an upcoming game and without his two stars, the team will surely lose. Fortunately for him, the two hustle back to prison and get there just in time to win the Big Game.

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love, rival, sports, football, prison, stars [celebrities]