Academy Award-winner Paul Muni ("Scarface," "The Story of Louis Pastor") received an Oscar-nomination as a World War I vet who is wrongly convicted of armed robbery and is sentenced to hard labor where he endures gross humiliation and torture at the hands of a sadistic warden. Based upon a true story. Directed by Oscar-nominee Mervyn LeRoy ("Random Harvest"). Inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry. Recently selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the 400 greatest American films of all time.