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The Prisoner of Shark Island

The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936)

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Release Date: Feb 28, 1936 Limited

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Warner Baxter plays Dr. Samuel Mudd, American history's most famous victim of circumstance. In 1865, Dr. Mudd, a known Confederate sympathizer, sets the broken leg of a mud-caked stranger who stumbles into his home. The injured man turns out to be John Wilkes Booth, and Mudd is accused of conspiring to murder President Lincoln. Sentenced to hang with the genuine conspirators, Mudd finds his sentence commuted to life imprisonment at the very last moment. He is shipped to Shark Island, a brutal

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Western, Drama, Classics

Nunnally Johnson

Feb 14, 2006

20th Century Fox

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Ford makes a convincing and emotionally telling argument for Mudd's innocence.

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