Full title reads: "France. Off to Devil's Isle! 673 convicts leave in Prison Ship 'Le Martineiere' for notorious penal settlement - from which few ever return."
France. (Voiceover in wonderful French accent).
Convicts walk in line along dockside. They are carrying sacks with their...
Hundreds of convicts board a prison ship, bound for Devil's Island in the Caribbean Sea.
Prisoners seize Palermo Gaol and troops with tear-gas are used to stop them.
Footage of new progressive prison at Coldingley in Surrey.
Early melodramatic film about a prisoner returning home under tragic circumstances.
Titles 'Home Sweet Home' & 'Repatriated Prisoners Arrive'.
Interviews with ex prisoners of war. No sound.
Prison, prisoners issued with free railway tickets, prisoners looking out of train as it departs.
Experimental prison for young offenders in Zeeland, Holland