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    Weak and the Wicked (The)




    Glynis Johns, Diana Dors and Sybil Thorndike star in this powerful, sympathetic drama tracing the contrasting lives and often faltering progress of the inmates of a women's prison.

    Based on the best-selling semi-autobiographical novel by Joan Henry – a writer and former debutante who further drew upon her own prison experience for the novel and classic film Yield to the NightThe Weak and the Wicked is directed by Henry's future husband, Oscar-nominated J. Lee Thompson. The film is featured here in a brand-new transfer from original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.

    The Weak and the Wicked

    Jean Raymond, an upper-class woman with a gambling addiction, is given a twelve-month prison sentence resulting from her inability to pay her debts. At first she is overwhelmingly depressed by life in the women's prison; gradually, however, her misery is relieved by the many close friends she makes there.

    SPECIAL FEATURES:
    [] Original theatrical trailers
    [] Image gallery
    [] Promotional material PDF

    The Weak and the Wicked

      • Catalogue Number : 7954351
      • Available Since : 15/04/2015
      • Classification PG
      • Number of Discs 1
      • Picture 1.33:1 / Black and White
      • Sound Mono / English
      • Subtitles None
      • Region 2 / PAL
      • Time 84 mins approx

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      Weak and the Wicked (The)

      Weak and the Wicked (The)

      A stellar cast features in this powerful, sympathetic drama tracing the contrasting lives and often faltering progress of the inmates of a women’s prison.

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