The Prisoner of Shark Island
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The Prisoner of Shark Island
United States 1936

Directed by

Cast
Arthur Byron
John McGuire
Douglas Wood
Frank Shannon
Frank McGlynn Sr.
J.M. Kerrigan
Paul McVey
Maurice Murphy
Wedgwood Nowell
Paul Stanton
James A. Marcus
Dick Elliott
Robert Homans
Jack Pennick
George Reed
Harry Strang
Wilfred Lucas
Ray Turner
Year:1936
Running time:95 minutes 1
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J.A. Place
The Non-Western Films of John Ford
First edition
Citadel Press, Secaucus, NJ, 1979



Country:United States
Language:English

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After unwittingly aiding Lincoln's assassin, Dr. Samuel Mudd is condemned to life on an island prison in a mock court trial. An outbreak of yellow fever nearly decimates the island; Dr. Mudd regains both his dignity and his freedom when he saves guards and prisoners.3
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J.A. Place
The Non-Western Films of John Ford
First edition
Citadel Press, Secaucus, NJ, 1979





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Photoplay , March 1936



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Photoplay , April 1936


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Photoplay , April 1936


Books with substantial mentioning of The Prisoner of Shark Island
Tom Weaver, Biography by Gregory William Mank
John Carradine: The Films
Jefferson, NC, 1999

James Robert Parish
Prison Pictures from Hollywood, Plots, Critiques, Casts and Credits for 293 Theatrical and Made-for-Television Releases
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 1991

Tag Gallagher
John Ford: The Man and His Films
Berkeley-Los Angeles-London, 1986

J.A. Place
The Non-Western Films of John Ford
Secaucus, NJ, 1979
Articles on The Prisoner of Shark Island
Kent Jones, At Cross Purposes, in: Filmcomment, nr. 4 (July/August), 2006 pp. 22