The Prisoner of Shark Island
The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936)

In this film, Warner Baxter plays Dr. Samuel Mudd, American history's most famous victim of circumstance. In 1865, Dr. Mudd sets the broken leg of a mud-caked stranger. The injured man turns out to be John Wilkes Booth, and Mudd is… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 28, 1936
DVD Release Date: February 14, 2006
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Ford makes a convincing and emotionally telling argument for Mudd's innocence.

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