The Glass House Poster

Release Date: 1972

DVD Release Date: January 25th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
At first, Brian (Clu Gulager) is thrilled to start his new job as a prison guard. But then he encounters an alarming amount of corruption involving the warden and his fellow guards. Meanwhile, an unlikely new inmate arrives: quiet professor Jonathan Paige (Alan Alda), convicted on charges of murder in self-defense. Things look bad for Paige when he runs afoul of Hugo Slocum (Vic Morrow), top dog of the vicious prison gangs. Brian wants to interfere, but the prison staff remains indifferent.

Cast: Vic Morrow, Alan Alda, Clu Gulager, Billy Dee Williams, Kristoffer Tabori, Dean Jagger, Luke Askew, Scott Hylands

Director: Tom Gries

Genres: Drama

Keywords: 1970s, Fall, Underdog, Prison, Gritty


Nominated Television Movie