Castle on the Hudson


Castle on the Hudson

Infobox Film
name = Castle on the Hudson


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director = Anatole Litvak
producer = Anatole Litvak
writer = Lewis E. Lawes (book)
Seton I. Miller
Brown Holmes
Courtney Terrett
starring = John Garfield
Ann Sheridan
Pat O'Brien
Burgess Meredith
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distributor = Warner Bros.
released = February 17 1940
runtime = 77 minutes
country = USA
language = English
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amg_id = 1:86816
imdb_id = 0032315

"Castle on the Hudson" is a 1940 drama film directed by Anatole Litvak and starring John Garfield, Ann Sheridan, and Pat O'Brien. A thief gets sent to Sing Sing Prison, where he is befriended by the reform-minded warden. The film was based on the book "Twenty Thousand Years in Sing Sing", written by Lewis E. Lawes, who was in real life the warden of the notorious prison and did improve conditions for the inmates.

Cast

*John Garfield as Tommy Gordon
*Ann Sheridan as Kay Manners, his girlfriend
*Pat O'Brien as Warden Walter Long
*Burgess Meredith as Steve Rockford
*Henry O'Neill as District Attorney
*Jerome Cowan as Ed Crowley
*Guinn "Big Boy" Williams as Mike Cagle
*John Litel as Prison Chaplain
*Margot Stevenson as Ann Rockford
*Willard Robertson as Detective Ragan
*Edward Pawley as Black Jack

ee also

*"20,000 Years in Sing Sing", an earlier film also based on the Lawes book.

External links

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