Tag: John Cromwell

Episode 23: Caged

CagedThis week, we watch the hard-hitting prototype for every women-in-prison film, Caged.

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because it’s a great film. This film is currently available for streaming rental on iTunes, Vudu, and Google Play.

Join us on May 7th for our episode on Red Rock West!

Caged (1950)
Caged poster Rating: 7.6/10 (4,804 votes)
Director: John Cromwell
Writer: Virginia Kellogg, Bernard C. Schoenfeld
Stars: Eleanor Parker, Agnes Moorehead, Ellen Corby
Runtime: 97 min
Rated: Approved
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Released: 10 Jun 1950
Plot: A gentle, naive, pregnant 19-year-old widow is slowly, inexorably ground down by the hardened criminals, sadistic guards, and matron at a woman's prison. Will she be the same person when her sentence is up?