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Aro Recommended Prisoner of Shark Island, The


USA 1936, 105 minutes, B/W
Dir. John Ford
Rating: [PG]
Genres: Classics, Drama / Prison, History


Aroview: Gripping John Ford-directed prison yarn is based on the ordeal of Dr. Samuel Mudd, a famous victim of circumstance who unknowingly cared for the broken leg of President Lincoln’s assassin.

When sentenced for conspiracy, his wife campaigns tirelessly for his pardon while he endures the hardships of life on the brutal ‘Shark Island’ penal colony.

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DVD Features

  • audio commentary
  • extra stuff
  • aspect ratio: 4:3

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