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3.7
116 Ratings

The Prisoner of Shark Island

Directed by John Ford
United States, 1936
Biography

Synopsis

A Fordian examination of American myth-making, The Prisoner of Shark Island is an emotional, expressionistic, feverishly atmospheric work. In it, Dr. Samuel Mudd, the man who unwittingly treated John Wilkes Booth after Lincoln’s assassination, is imprisoned on an island as an alleged conspirator.

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