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For the Term of His Natural Life (1927)

The use of locations, particularly Port Arthur, is probably the film’s strongest asset, lending both veracity and visual impact. The other real strength of the film is its confident use of special effects.

Length: 101 minutes

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)

Featured in the Prisons on Film collection

Production company:


National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 231