A convict makes a thrilling escape from the penitentiary, and after overcoming many obstacles and suffering untold hardships, manages to elude the pursuing guards. Nearly dropping with ... See full summary »

Director:

Henry Lehrman

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Cast

Cast overview:
Ford Sterling ... A Convict
Edgar Kennedy ... 1st Guard
Rube Miller ... 2nd Guard
Dave Anderson Dave Anderson ... 3rd Guard (as Andy Anderson)
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A convict makes a thrilling escape from the penitentiary, and after overcoming many obstacles and suffering untold hardships, manages to elude the pursuing guards. Nearly dropping with fatigue he bides in a hay wagon, burying himself under the hay. The wagon goes on its way to its destination and Jones cautiously crawls out to discover, to his amazement and disgust that he is within the walls of the penitentiary, the hay being intended for the horses of that institution. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 June 1913 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Escape See more »

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Production Co:

Keystone Film Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the comedy The Tale of a Black Eye (1913). See more »

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