I Was a Convict

I Was a Convict is a 1939 American crime film directed by Aubrey Scotto and written by Robert Hardy Andrews and Ben Markson. The film stars Barton MacLane, Beverly Roberts, Clarence Kolb, Janet Beecher, Horace McMahon and Ben Welden. The film was released on March 6, 1939, by Republic Pictures.[1][2][3]

I Was a Convict
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byAubrey Scotto
Screenplay byRobert Hardy Andrews
Ben Markson
Story byRobert Hardy Andrews
Produced byHerman Schlom
StarringBarton MacLane
Beverly Roberts
Clarence Kolb
Janet Beecher
Horace McMahon
Ben Welden
CinematographyEdward Snyder
Edited byGene Milford
Music byCy Feuer
William Lava
Joseph Nussbaum
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • March 6, 1939 (1939-03-06)
Running time
62 minutes
CountryUnited States




  1. ^ "I Was a Convict (1939) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2015-11-01.
  2. ^ Nugent, Frank S. (1939-03-23). "Movie Review - Aleksandr Nevski - THE SCREEN; Eisenstein's 'Alexander Nevsky' Opens at the Camea -New Films at Paramount, Criterion and Rialto". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2015-11-01.
  3. ^ "I Was a Convict". Afi.com. Retrieved 2015-11-01.

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