State Penitentiary

1950, Movie, NR, 66 mins

A cliche melodrama actually photographed in the Nevada State Penitentiary has Baxter serving time for an embezzlement scheme of which he is innocent. He escapes with the intention of capturing the real culprit, Shayne, the subject of investigation Baxter's wife (Booth). The police, in pursuit of the fugitive, are led to Shayne, bringing him back to prison in place of Baxter. This was Warner Baxter's last film. He died the next year from medical complications following a voluntary prefrontal lobotomy (at the time, the operation was widely regarded as a panacea for all sorts of problems, including the arthritis that plagued Baxter; for a realistic view of this medica...
Released: 1950 Rated: NR Length: 66 mins

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