San Quentin

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San Quentin is a 1946 American film directed by Gordon Douglas. The warden of San Quentin State Prison takes three of his best-behaved model prisoners to a press event in San Francisco, but Nick Taylor (Barton MacLane) escapes en route. read more

San Quentin is a 1946 American film directed by Gordon Douglas. The warden of San Quentin State Prison takes three of his best-behaved model prisoners to a press event in San Francisco, but Nick Taylor (Barton MacLane) escapes en route. The warden enlists an old enemy of Taylor's, Jim Roland (Lawrence Tierney), to bring him back to justice. The film comes with a prologue with former Sing Sing warden Lewis E. Lawes advocating the inmates' Mutual Welfare League.

Original Release

12/16/1946

US Release

12/16/1946

Cast

Lawrence Tierney Jim Roland
Barton MacLane Nick Taylor
Marian Carr Betty Richards
Harry Shannon Warden Kelly
Carol Forman Ruthie
Joe Devlin 'Broadway' Johnson
Tom Keene Hal Schaeffer, Robbery Detail / Hal Schaeffer
Tony Barrett Steve Marlowe
Lee Bonnell Joe Carzoni
Robert Clarke Tommy North
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Gordon Douglas

Writers

Martin Mooney, Lawrence Kimble, Arthur A. Ross, Howard J. Green

Cast

Lawrence Tierney Jim Roland
Barton MacLane Nick Taylor
Marian Carr Betty Richards
Harry Shannon Warden Kelly
Carol Forman Ruthie
Joe Devlin 'Broadway' Johnson
Tom Keene Hal Schaeffer, Robbery Detail / Hal Schaeffer
Tony Barrett Steve Marlowe
Lee Bonnell Joe Carzoni
Robert Clarke Tommy North
Raymond Burr Jeff Torrance
Robert Dudley Fuller - Gun Club Proprietor / Fuller
Selmer Jackson Rev. Eckles
Byron Foulger Mr. Dixon, Coffee Shop Proprietor / Dixon
Larry Nunn Danny, Young Convict / Danny
Harry Tyler Pete Moley
Herbert Rawlinson Dr. Stanton
Ernie Adams The Tailor
Stanley Andrews Head Guard
Bobby Barber Shorty

Producers

Sid Rogell Executive Producer
Martin Mooney Producer

Editors

Marvin Coil

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