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|Directed by||Louis King|
|Screenplay by||Eddie Welch|
|Story by||Edwin V. Westrate|
|Produced by||William LeBaron|
J. Carrol Naish
|Edited by||Edward Dmytryk|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
Prison Farm is a 1938 American crime film directed by Louis King, and written by Eddie Welch, Robert Yost and Stuart Anthony. It stars Shirley Ross, Lloyd Nolan, John Howard, J. Carrol Naish, Porter Hall, Esther Dale and May Boley. It was William Holden’s film debut. The film was released on June 17, 1938.
Jean Forest gets in a relationship with criminal Larry Harrison, even though she is advised not to, he wants to elope to Canada and Jean gives up her job to go with him. On the way they are arrested for a small crime and Harrison pleads guilty in hope of going to a local farm prison, but it turns out to be a brutal penal colony.
- Shirley Ross as Jean Forest
- Lloyd Nolan as Larry Harrison
- John Howard as Dr. Roi Conrad
- J. Carrol Naish as Noel Haskins
- Porter Hall as Chiston R. Bradby
- Esther Dale as Cora Waxley
- May Boley as 'Shifty' Sue
- Marjorie Main as Matron Brand
- Anna Q. Nilsson as Matron Ames
- John Hart as 'Texas' Jack
- William Holden as Prisoner (uncredited)
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