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Attorney for the Defense (1932)

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70 min | Crime, Drama

An ambitious lawyer uses circumstantial evidence to help convict an innocent man then tries to make amends with his family.
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Writers
James Kevin McGuinness (story) (as J.K. McGuinness) | Jo Swerling (adaptation) (dialogue)
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Updated May 21, 1932

Release date
May 21, 1932 (United States)

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20 cast members
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Edmund Lowe
Burton Burton   See fewer
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Evelyn Brent
Val Lorraine Val Lorraine   See fewer
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Constance Cummings
Ruth Barry Ruth Barry   See fewer
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Don Dillaway
Paul Wallace (as Donald Dillaway) Paul Wallace (as Donald Dillaway)   See fewer
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Douglas Haig
Paul Wallace Jr. Paul Wallace Jr.   See fewer
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Dorothy Peterson
Mrs. Wallace Mrs. Wallace   See fewer
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Bradley Page
Nick Quinn Nick Quinn   See fewer
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Dwight Frye
Wallace Wallace   See fewer
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Wallis Clark
Crowell Crowell   See fewer
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Oscar Apfel
Managing Editor (uncredited) Managing Editor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Flowers
Telephone Operator (uncredited) Telephone Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Foster
Malone's Betting Crony in Courtroom (uncredited) Malone's Betting Crony in Courtroom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sherry Hall
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Kane
Attorney Abe Steiner (uncredited) Attorney Abe Steiner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat O'Malley
Dr. Strong (uncredited) Dr. Strong (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Radio Test Man (uncredited) Radio Test Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Price
Robbie, City Editor (uncredited) Robbie, City Editor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blackie Whiteford
Tall Man Leaving Courtroom (uncredited) Tall Man Leaving Courtroom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.3 / 10 | 135 votes