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The Secret of Convict Lake (20th Century-Fox) leads five escaped convicts through a mountain blizzard and into an isolated valley inhabited only by the womenfolk and children of some absent gold prospectors. In this suspenseful setting for a war between the sexes, the women at first have the advantage of guns, mobility and an able, if ailing, leader in Ethel Barrymore. Restricted to a single cabin and kept indoors by the threat of a well-handled rifle, the convicts use the sickness of one of their number, a fire in a stable and the way...

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