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Portia on Trial (1937)

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72 min | Crime, Drama

Lady lawyer Portia Merryman (Frieda Inescourt) defends woebegone Elizabeth Manners (Heather Angel), who is on trial for shooting her lover Earle Condon (Neil Hamilton).
Writers
Faith Baldwin (original story) | Samuel Ornitz (screenplay) | Edward E. Paramore Jr. (adaptation) (additional dialogue)
Cinematographer
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Nov 8, 1937

Release date
Nov 8, 1937 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Walter Abel
Dan Foster Dan Foster   See fewer
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Frieda Inescort
Portia Merriman Portia Merriman   See fewer
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Neil Hamilton
Earle Condon Earle Condon   See fewer
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Heather Angel
Elizabeth Manners Elizabeth Manners   See fewer
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Ruth Donnelly
Jane Wilkins Jane Wilkins   See fewer
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Clarence Kolb
John Condon John Condon   See fewer
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Anthony Marsh
Richard Conlan Richard Conlan   See fewer
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Hobart Bosworth
Governor Governor   See fewer
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Ian Maclaren
Father Caslez Father Caslez   See fewer
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Bob Murphy
Inspector Inspector   See fewer
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Inez Palange
Mrs. Gannow Mrs. Gannow   See fewer
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Leo Gorcey
Joe Gannow Joe Gannow   See fewer
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Huntley Gordon
Dr. Thorndike Dr. Thorndike   See fewer
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Marion Ballou
Mrs. Manners Mrs. Manners   See fewer
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Hooper Atchley
Jack Madden Jack Madden   See fewer
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Nat Carr
1st Committeeman 1st Committeeman   See fewer
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Lucie Kaye
Switchboard Operator Switchboard Operator   See fewer
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Jack Baxley
Juror (uncredited) Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brooks Benedict
Portia's Co-Counsel (uncredited) Portia's Co-Counsel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lynton Brent
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Allan Cavan
Richard Conlon's Doctor (uncredited) Richard Conlon's Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Dae
Head of Disbarment Committee (uncredited) Head of Disbarment Committee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sayre Dearing
Prosecution Co-Counsel (uncredited) Prosecution Co-Counsel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Deery
Maj. Greenwood (uncredited) Maj. Greenwood (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Gordon
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sherry Hall
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl M. Leviness
Jury Foreman (uncredited) Jury Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Marlowe
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank McLure
Attorney at Trial (uncredited) Attorney at Trial (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Miller
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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William J. O'Brien
Juror (uncredited) Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack O'Shea
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Steers
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Adele Wilde
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6.1 / 10 | 48 votes