The Penalty (1941) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Penalty (1941)





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In this crime drama, a ruthless gangster's son is soon following in his father's footsteps. When his daddy kills an FBI agent and a cabby, the boy sees it all. Fortunately the courts intervene and send the lad off to live with a family of farmers.


Edward Arnold
as Martin "Stuff" Nelson
Gene Reynolds
as "Roosty"/Russell Nelson
Marsha Hunt
as Katherine Logan
Lionel Barrymore
as "Grandpop" Logan
Robert Sterling
as Edward McCormick
Emma Dunn
as `Ma' McCormick
Gloria de Haven
as Anne Logan
Al Hill
as Coney
Byron Foulger
as Bank Manager
Mimi Doyle
as Salesgirl
Tim Ryan
as Police Sergeant
Alonzo Price
as Capt. Harbridge
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All Critics (1)

It is well performed and has its moments of emotion and dramatic intensity. [Full review in Spanish]

September 17, 2019 | Full Review…

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