They Made Me a Criminal Poster

Release Date: July 12th, 1995

DVD Release Date: July 30th, 2002

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
After boxing manager Doc Woods accidentally kills a reporter, he frames his champion fighter, Johnnie Bradfield (John Garfield), who changes his identity and flees to Arizona. There Johnnie takes refuge at a ranch run by a kindly older woman known as Grandma (May Robson), who has also opened her home to delinquents the Dead End Kids. With the help of Peggy (Gloria Dickson), Johnnie and the Kids struggle to overcome their distrust, just as Det. Phelan (Claude Rains) tracks Johnnie down.

Cast: John Garfield, The Dead End Kids , Claude Rains, Gloria Dickson, May Robson, Billy Halop, Barbara Pepper, Ward Bond

Director: Busby Berkeley

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Transformation, Escape, 1930s, New York City, Investigation, Pursuit, Gripping, Quest, Dark