Timeworn Joe Collins and his fellow inmates live under the heavy thumb of the sadistic, power-tripping guard Captain Munsey. Only Collins' dreams of escape keep him going, but how can he possibly bust out of Munsey's chains?

Streaming on : HBO Now, Criterion Channel

Attributes: Simple, Dark, Watch By Myself

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Classics

Release date: July 16, 1947

Runtime: 98 min