Frightened 19-year-old Marie Allen gets sent to an Illinois penitentiary for being an accomplice in an armed robbery. A sympathetic prison head tries to help, but her efforts are subverted by cruel matron Evelyn Harper. Marie's harsh experiences turn her from doe-eyed innocent to hard-nosed con. Written by
Will she come out a woman or a wildcat?
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Did You Know?
In an early example of product placement, Snickers, Mason Mints and Life-Savers are clearly visible when Harper opens the drawer in her room. See more
When Marie Allen announces that her kitten has died, the cat opens its mouth. See more
What shall I do with her file?
Keep it active. She'll be back.
Edited into House of Women