Devil's Island
Devil's Island (1939)

Veteran movie heavy Boris Karloff plays a sympathetic role in Devil's Island. Karloff portrays a humanitarian physician, arrested for treating the wounds of a treasonous fugitive. Sent to the Devil's Island penal colony, Dr. Karloff… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 7, 1939
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times

While the camera probes the brutalities inflicted on the prisoners, the drama is savagely realistic.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Socially relevant drama about abusive conditions in France's Devil's Island penal colony.

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