The Big House

  • 1930
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Prison

The granddaddy of 'em all. Inspired by a particularly bloody riot that occurred in an Auburn, New York, prison in 1929, THE BIG HOUSE spawned a host of movies like 20,000 YEARS IN SING SING and I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG. Grimly realistic and often brutal, it exposes the inhuman conditions and paranoia that deepen criminal resolve among more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (3 Credits)
Frances Marion
Joe Farnham
Martin Flavin
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Editor (1 Credit)
Blanche Sewell
Art Director (1 Credit)
Costumes (1 Credit)
Sound (1 Credit)
Douglas Shearer

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