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The Defense Rests (1934)

Not Rated
70 min | Drama

The assistant (Arthur) of a sleazy lawyer (Holt) is determined to end his cheating ways.
Writer
Jo Swerling (screenplay) (story)
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Updated Jul 15, 1934

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Jul 15, 1934 (United States)

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Jack Holt
Matthew Mitchell Matthew Mitchell   See fewer
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Jean Arthur
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Arthur Hohl
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Harold Huber
Castro Castro   See fewer
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Robert Gleckler
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Sarah Padden
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Shirley Grey
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John Wray
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Vivien Oakland
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J. Carrol Naish
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6.8 / 10 | 84 votes