Frightened 19-year-old Marie Allen gets sent to an Illinois penitentiary for being an accomplice in an armed robbery. A sympathetic prison head tries to help, but her efforts are subverted by cruel matron Evelyn Harper. Marie's harsh experiences turn her from doe-eyed innocent to hard-nosed con.
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Did You Know?
Joan Crawford, under contract to Warner Brothers at the time this film was made, was reputedly offered a major role in this film, but turned it down. See more
When Marie Allen announces that her kitten has died, the cat opens its mouth. See more
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