Road Gang (1936)/Draegerman Courage (1937)
First, "Road Gang" stars Donald Woods as a journalist looking to expose political corruption who's framed for a crime and sent to a brutal prison where he must work on the chain gang. While there, Woods witnesses the unjust prison system and is abused himself. It then becomes his fiancee's duty to save the day. Kay Linaker, Carlyle Moore, Jr. co-star. Then, Barton MacLane stars in "Draegerman Courage," based on an actual mine cave-in at the Moose River Gold Mine in Nova Scotia. When MacLane's warnings--that the mine's support beams aren't being set properly--go ignored, workers get trapped in the resulting disaster. MacLane must then lead a bold, 10-day effort to extract the survivors. Jean Muir and Henry O'Neill co-star. 119 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
- Louis King
- Black & White
- DVD-R Fullscreen
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Donald Woods, Jean Muir, Kay Linaker, Barton MacLane, Carlyle Moore Jr., Robert Barrat, Henry O'Neill, Joseph King, Helen MacKeller, Gordon Oliver, Addison Richards, Joseph Crehan, Charles Middleton, Olin Howland, Walter Miller, William Davidson, Harry Cording, Marc Lawrence, Ben Hendricks, George Lloyd, Ed Chandler, John Irwin, Herbert Heywood, Tom Wilson, Edward Le Saint... More