Jump to content
Search In
  • More options...
Find results that contain...
Find results in...

Blackwell's Island (1939)


Recommended Posts

Originally a B film, *Blackwell's Island*, John Garfield's second vehicle, was bumped up to A status after the success of *Four Daughters* (1938).


As a tough reporter who journeys inside the prison system, Warner's seems to be trying to place him into the Cagney mold in this movie (and also the in the same year's *They Made Me a Criminal* ), but in his own rebel fashion, Garfield can't help being true to himself, which always makes for enjoyable viewing. This is a very rare film, so catch it if you can.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

© 2022 Turner Classic Movies Inc. All Rights Reserved Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Cookie Settings
  • Create New...