Up the River Poster

Release Date: 1930

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
After breaking out of prison, St. Louis (Spencer Tracy) and Dannemora Dan (Warren Hymer) split up when Dan turns religious. Dan's conversion ends after he sees St. Louis with two women, and soon the men are imprisoned again. Meanwhile, another inmate, Steve (Humphrey Bogart), wins the affections of fellow inmate Judy (Claire Luce), but when Steve is paroled, Judy's boyfriend tries to blackmail him back into crime. So St. Louis and Dan decide to escape again to come to Steve's aid.

Cast: Spencer Tracy, Humphrey Bogart, Warren Hymer, Claire Luce

Director: John Ford

Genres: Comedy

Keywords: Friendship, Amusing, Prison, Escape, Lighthearted, Love interest, Rescue, Cheeky, 1930s