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1hr 32min
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1972
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Synopsis: A group of new prisoners, including a political science professor, Jonathan Paige (Alan Alda), and a student, Allan Campbell (Kristoffer Tabori), arrive at a state prison, along with a new guard, Brian Courtland (Clu Gulager). Paige is a serving a year for manslaughter -- he accidentally killed a driver who had run down and injured his wife -- but his education doesn't prepare him for what he finds in prison. Nor does Courtland understand everything he sees in his new job, where he hopes to do some ... Full Synopsis
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The Glass House, based on a story by Truman Capote (it was originally presented as Truman Capote's The Glass House), created a serious stir when it was first shown on CBS in February 1972. Shot on location at Utah State Prison, it tried for a realism that was unusual for either prison movies or made-for-TV movies, and ended up going farther in depicting prison life than even most feature films ever ... Read Review
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Jonathan Paige
Hugo Slocum
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