|Directed by||Millard Kaufman|
|Produced by||A. Millard Kaufman (born March 12, 1917) is an American screenwriter and novelist Ronald Lubin|
|Written by||Millard Kaufman|
|Music by||Leonard Rosenman|
|Cinematography||Joseph F. Biroc|
|Editing by||George White|
|Distributed by||Allied Artists Pictures Corporation|
|Release date(s)|| September 15, 1962|
February 15, 1963
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Convicts 4 is a 1962 prison film starring Ben Gazzara and directed by Millard Kaufman. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States The year 1962 in film involved some significant events Events Dr Biagio Anthony “Ben” Gazzara (born August 28, 1930) is an American Actor in Television and Motion pictures. It is based on the autobiography of John Resko, Reprieve.
The film tells the true story of John Resko, who was condemned to the electric chair at the age of eighteen. He robbed and killed the owner of a pawnshop to get money to feed his young daughter. At the last minute he was reprieved by the governor (Franklin Delano Roosevelt, though not portrayed as such in the movie).
Resko has difficulty adjusting to life in prison. But he eventually adapts, with the help of fellow convicts played by Sammy Davis Junior, Ray Walston and Timothy Carey. Samuel George “Sammy” Davis Jr (8 December 1925 &ndash 16 May 1990 was an American Entertainer. Ray Walston ( December 2 1914 – January 1 2001) was an American stage, Television and Feature film Timothy Agoglia Carey (b March 11, 1929 in Brooklyn New York d Despite the title, the film focuses on Resko far more than the other three inmates.
While serving in prison, Resko becomes a talented painter. He gains the attention of members of the art world such as Carl Calmer, played by Vincent Price, who fight for his release. Vincent Leonard Price Jr ( May 27 1911 &ndash October 25 1993) was an American Film Actor, remembered He is pardoned and reunited with his daughter and granddaughter, who is the same age as was Resko's daughter when he was first imprisoned.