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Boys' Prison

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Boys' Prison is a reissue title for 1949's Johnny Holiday--and a curious one indeed, since it is made clear throughout that the institution so prominently featured is not a prison. The Indiana Boys' School is a home for "wayward youths", endeavoring to imbue its juvenile charges with responsibility and self-esteem. Arrested in a robbery masterminded by hardcase juvenile delinquent Stanley Clements, surly young Johnny Holiday (Allen Martin Jr.) is put in charge of the school's tough-but-lovable guard...more

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