Convicted Woman Poster

Release Date: 1940

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 5 min

Plot Summary
Betty Andrews (Rochelle Hudson), young, unemployed and luckless, is wrongfully convicted of shoplifting and sent to a women's prison for one year. Betty's caring attorney, Mary Ellis (Frieda Inescort), and journalist Jim Brent (Glenn Ford) take a special interest in the poor woman's case and work to get her paroled, but in the meantime Betty is forced to deal with both a sadistic female warden and the bullying inmates who do her bidding in return for preferential treatment.

Cast: Rochelle Hudson, Glenn Ford, Frieda Inescort

Director: Nick Grinde

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Melodramatic, 1930s, Escape, Rescue, Intense