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.
You don't know women until you know them without men!
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Did You Know?
"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 60-minute radio adaptation of the movie on August 2, 1951, with Eleanor Parker
reprising her film role. See more
When Marie Allen announces that her kitten has died, the cat opens its mouth. See more
What's she in here for? (something is whispered to her) And they call us the weaker sex.
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