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The Law in Her Hands (1936)

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58 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Novice attorneys Mary and 'Dot' open their own practice, confident that their futures looks bright. But after months of rising debt and falling income, Mary stumbles into the employ of racketeer Frank Gordon. Financial worries behind them,...See moreNovice attorneys Mary and 'Dot' open their own practice, confident that their futures looks bright. But after months of rising debt and falling income, Mary stumbles into the employ of racketeer Frank Gordon. Financial worries behind them, Mary and 'Dot' start representing the dregs of Morgan's society. But will Mary's conscience--not to mention the intervention of her D.A. boyfriend--allow her to continue? Written by Chris Stone See less
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Writers
George Bricker (screenplay) (original story) | Luci Ward (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Sidney Hickox (as Sid Hickox)
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Updated May 16, 1936

Release date
May 16, 1936 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Margaret Lindsay
Mary Wentworth Mary Wentworth   See fewer
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Glenda Farrell
Dorothy 'Dot' Davis Dorothy 'Dot' Davis   See fewer
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Warren Hull
Asst. Dist. Atty. Robert Mitchell Asst. Dist. Atty. Robert Mitchell   See fewer
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Lyle Talbot
Frank 'Legs' Gordon Frank 'Legs' Gordon   See fewer
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Eddie Acuff
Eddie O'Malley Eddie O'Malley   See fewer
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Al Shean
Franz Franz   See fewer
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Addison Richards
William McGuire William McGuire   See fewer
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Joseph Crehan
Dist. Atty. Thomas Mallon Dist. Atty. Thomas Mallon   See fewer
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Matty Fain
Augie Simelli (henchman #1) Augie Simelli (henchman #1)   See fewer
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Milton Kibbee
Herman Sturm (as Milt Kibbee) Herman Sturm (as Milt Kibbee)   See fewer
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Eddie Shubert
Harry Morton Harry Morton   See fewer
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Herbert Ashley
Police Officer Black (uncredited) Police Officer Black (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Brower
Fourth Trial Bailiff (uncredited) Fourth Trial Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Bruno
Henchman #4 (uncredited) Henchman #4 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddy Chandler
Detective at Fourth Trial (uncredited) Detective at Fourth Trial (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mabel Colcord
'Fishcake' Fanny (uncredited) 'Fishcake' Fanny (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick French
Man Taking Oath (uncredited) Man Taking Oath (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sol Gorss
Second Trial Court Officer (uncredited) Second Trial Court Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Graham
Third Trial Jury Foreman (uncredited) Third Trial Jury Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gordon Hart
Second Trial Judge (uncredited) Second Trial Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Hickman
Judge Henry D. Morse (uncredited) Judge Henry D. Morse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Third Trial Judge (uncredited) Third Trial Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Emmett Keane
Second Trial Defense Attorney (uncredited) Second Trial Defense Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Kelly
Herman Keys - Henchman #2 (uncredited) Herman Keys - Henchman #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carlyle Moore Jr.
Plaintiff (uncredited) Plaintiff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Moorhouse
Fourth Trial Spectator (uncredited) Fourth Trial Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edmund Mortimer
Appellate Court Judge (uncredited) Appellate Court Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Panzer
Third Trial Juror (uncredited) Third Trial Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bernice Pilot
Elsie the Maid (uncredited) Elsie the Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Rice
Third Trial Bailiff (uncredited) Third Trial Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
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John J. Richardson
Third Trial Juror - Morton's (uncredited) Third Trial Juror - Morton's (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Saum
Charlie - Policeman (uncredited) Charlie - Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ferdinand Schumann-Heink
Second Trial Defense Attorney (uncredited) Second Trial Defense Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwin Stanley
First Trial Judge (uncredited) First Trial Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Steers
Disbarment Witness (uncredited) Disbarment Witness (uncredited)   See fewer
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Houseley Stevenson
Appellate Court Chief Judge (uncredited) Appellate Court Chief Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Wayne
Henchman #3 (uncredited) Henchman #3 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat West
Joseph Irwin (uncredited) Joseph Irwin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo White
Headwaiter (uncredited) Headwaiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lottie Williams
Plaintiff's Mother (uncredited) Plaintiff's Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Wilson
Second Trial Jury Foreman (uncredited) Second Trial Jury Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Worthington
Appellate Court Judge (uncredited) Appellate Court Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 161 votes