The Slams (1973)

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Action, prison drama. Captain Stambell, a hardened veteran of penal security who is in charge of day to day operations in 'The Slams', a Californian Penal Institution, informs Curtis Hook, a prisoner just been jailed for a heist of Syndicate money, that a contract has been put on him. In exchange for telling where the money is hidden, Stambell will stop the contract. Hook refuses the offer and he is visited by Iris, a friend working as a television news commentator. Trusting her, he tells her to get in touch with his friend Jackson Barney. She returns with Barney and Hook offers him half of his share of the money and a spectacular prison break begins to shape.

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