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Safe in Hell (1931) was a Drama Film directed by William A. Wellman .

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Safe in Hell (1931): Greater Than Pre-Code Expectations

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 6, 2022 From 4 Star Films

“Have a little faith will yuh? There’s a great big plan that we don’t get. But the fella that’s made the plan knows what it’s all about.” Safe in Hell leans into its title as fire literally crackles behind the opening credits.? The story’s origins begin on t... Read full article

Clearing Out My DVR: Safe in Hell (it was hell!)

By FlickChick on Oct 29, 2018 From A Person in the Dark

I love my DVR. Next to the Keurig coffee maker and the GPS, it is an invention that changed my life for the better. However, unlike the coffee maker, which gratifies me instantly with hot coffee and the GPS, that provides quick and (usually) correct directions, the DVR requires that I actually watch... Read full article

Dorothy Mackaill in Safe in Hell (1931)

By shadowsandsatin on Jul 24, 2017 From Shadows and Satin

The opening of Safe in Hell is a bit deceptive. The film?s title appears on screen, with its block-style, capital letters filled in with a silent roar of angry flames. Meanwhile, the music we hear conjures a scene from the late 1800s, perhaps a pair of ladies strolling through the park with ankle-le... Read full article

SAFE IN HELL ( 1931 )

By Theresa Brown on Sep 13, 2015 From CineMaven's Essays from the Couch

Was there any director who could expertly tackle so many different genres as?William A. Wellman? When I look over his filmography, I see he?s one tough cookie. His films look issues squarely in the eye. Think about his gangster, western, war,?adventure, ?satire?and message movies. Many of his films ... Read full article

SAFE IN HELL (1931) from Warner Archive: When it Comes to Pre-Code, Seeing is Believing

By Will McKinley on Oct 13, 2012 From Cinematically Insane

?Black & white movies are so boring and fake,? a co-worker once said to me, with an accompanying look of disgust usually afforded to those who belch audibly in public places. In my younger days, I might have taken the bait and tried to plead my case. But now that I’m older (and lazier), I ... Read full article

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Vitaphone production reels #5056-5063.
In New York, newspaper advertising featured a warning that "Safe in Hell" was "NOT Recommended for Children".
In September 1928, Warner Bros. Pictures purchased a majority interestin First National Pictures and from that point on, all "First National" productions were actually made under Warner Bros. control, even though the two companies continued to retain separate identities until the mid-1930's, after which time "A Warner Bros.-First National Picture" was often used.
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