Up The River
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Up The River
The one-time-only combination of director John Ford and actors Spencer Tracy (in his first film) and Humphrey Bogart (in his second) should be recommendation enough for the offbeat comedy-drama Up the River. Tracy and Warren Hymer play Saint Louis and Dannemora Dan, two hard-boiled but likeable prison convicts. While in stir, the boys befriend another convict named Steve (Bogart), who is in love with woman's-prison inmate Judy (Claire Luce). Eventually, Steve and Judy are released, whereupon they get married and head to a small town where no one knows of their criminal pasts. It isn't… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Tongue-in-cheek comedy spoofing prison movies, with delightful performances and story telling."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"The film was popular with Depression era-audiences, though the critics creamed it."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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