Reformatory

  • 1938
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Prison

Holt is given the job of warden at a boys reformatory as long as he can keep the place out of the papers. He tries to treat the inmates fairly, which is hard for one of the guards to do. But the guard is quickly fired when Holt catches him beating a boy, with Holt landing a few punches of his own. Everything shapes up nicely when toughie Jordan (of DEAD...read more

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Holt is given the job of warden at a boys reformatory as long as he can keep the place out of the papers. He tries to treat the inmates fairly, which is hard for one of the guards to do. But the guard is quickly fired when Holt catches him beating a boy, with Holt landing a few punches

of his own. Everything shapes up nicely when toughie Jordan (of DEAD END KIDS fame) takes to the new system in an exemplary manner. Last bit of trouble occurs when Darro stages an escape, which brings Holt before the governor. But it turns out all right in a predictable fashion, like the rest of

the film.

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