The New Pictures: House of Numbers

House of Numbers (MGM) offers to whom it may concern what is probably the most ingenious improvement in the fine art of can-opening since the cake with the file inside. Like most great inventions, this one is based upon a simple idea: Since prisons are designed to prevent exit, might it not be much simpler to effect entry? In short: the easiest way to break out is to break in.

The idea occurs to a lifer named Arnie (Jack Palance), whose brother (also portrayed by Actor Palance) happens to be his dead-ringer. To his...

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