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Video of the Week: “Revolt in the Big House” trailer

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Apr 22, 2015

After another short break, I’m back with a vengeance! In fact, we’re crashing out tonight. Our video for this week is the trailer for R.G. Springsteen‘s prison melodrama Revolt in the Big House (1958). Timothy can be seen doing his thing as Ed “Bugsy” Kyle (aka “T read more

Videos of the Week: “Revolt in the Big House” and Robert Blake

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Nov 6, 2014

D’OH! I was so busy yesterday I never got around to posting our regular Wednesday video. My apologies! So, to attempt to make up for my negligence, today you’re getting not one but two videos! Let’s start off with the one I should have posted last week but it hadn’t quite bee read more

Pic of the Day: “Revolt in the Big House” promotional still

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Oct 28, 2014

To celebrate the long-awaited official commercial DVD release of Revolt in the Big House (1958), our pic today is another promotional still from that very film. Lou Gannon (Gene Evans) and Bugsy Kyle confer during said revolt. The Warner Archive Collection is a great source for several of Timothy&# read more

Pic of the Day: “Revolt in the Big House” revisited

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Jul 8, 2014

Our pic today takes another look at Revolt in the Big House (1958), the low-budget prison yarn directed by R.G. Springsteen. Big man on campus Bugsy Kyle holds forth while his lackeys Red (John Dennis, in the back) and Al (Sam Edwards) look on in approval. My MSTie pals will recognize Edwards from read more

Pic of the Day: “Revolt in the Big House” promotional still

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Nov 21, 2013

Our pic of the day is another publicity still from Revolt in the Big House (1958), the entertaining low-budget prison crash-out drama directed by R.G. Springsteen, who specialized in Westerns. Ed “Bugsy” Kyle and Doc (John Qualen) find themselves in the midst of the revolt in full swing, read more

Pic of the Day: “Revolt in the Big House” revisited (3)

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Mar 19, 2013

It’s time that we took another gander at the prison potboiler Revolt in the Big House (1958). Timothy’s Ed “Bugsy” Kyle is not happy that Al (Sam Edwards) is turning chicken. Red (John Dennis, on the right) and an unidentified actor look on uneasily. Dennis found himself inc read more

Pic of the Day: “Revolt in the Big House” lobby card

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Dec 6, 2012

Our pic today is a lobby card from R.G. Springsteen‘s Revolt in the Big House (1958), the entertaining low-budget prison drama starring Gene Evans, Robert Blake and third-billed Timothy. Here we see the gang plotting said revolt in the prison greenhouse. Of all the memorabilia for Tim’s read more

"The Big House," or Slammer Time

The Man on the Flying Trapeze Posted by David on Oct 30, 2012

In the 1930 film "The Big House" people are constantly dwarfed by their surroundings. The prison where most of the story takes place is full of high walls and towers but it's also claustrophobic, crammed with sweaty prisoners sleeping three to a cell and filling the courtyard like a swarm of ants. read more

Pic of the Day: “Revolt in the Big House” revisited (1)

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Jun 4, 2012

Today we go up the river once again with Revolt in the Big House (1958), directed by R.G. Springsteen (no relation to Bruce, as far as I know).  Timothy’s Bugsy Kyle has just gotten a look at the new guy, Lou Gannon (Gene Evans). Another character in the film refers to Bugsy as “the one read more

Pic of the Day: “Revolt in the Big House” revisited (2)

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Jan 5, 2012

Our pic for today is another production still from Revolt in the Big House (1958), directed by R.G. Springsteen. Tim and the great Gene Evans (Sam Fuller‘s The Steel Helmet) are busy plotting said revolt. Tim in his undershirt… oh, my. Ahem. Anyway, here’s another of Tim’s m read more

Pic of the Day: “Revolt in the Big House”

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on May 29, 2011

Today’s Pic of the Day (you know the drill – click to embiggen) is an original still I got on eBay from R.G. Springsteen’s Revolt in the Big House (1958). Tim is shown with his future Baretta co-star, Robert Blake (with whom he also co-starred two years previously in Fred F. Sears& read more

The Big House

The Best Picture Project Posted by Alyson on Mar 16, 2011

In The Big House, young Kent (Robert Montgomery) has just been sentenced to ten years in prison for manslaughter.  The prison is already overcrowded and he is put in the same cell as the two toughest guys in the joint, Morgan (Chester Morris) and Machine Gun Butch (Wallace Beery).   From them, Kent read more

The Big House (1930)

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Feb 17, 2010

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. The Big House (1930) takes place in an over-crowded Art Deco prison. Warden James Arden (Lewis Stone) presides over the prisoners at a safe distance, so as not to get his suit and bow- read more

The Big House (1930)

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001

"They all want to throw people into prison but they don't want to provide for them after they are in. You mark my words Pop. Some day we're going to pay for this shortsightedness." - Warden (Lewis Stone) MGM's The Big House (1930) came at a time when Hollywood was still transitioning to talking p read more