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I Am the Law (1938)

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83 min | Crime, Drama

Law professor John Lindsay is asked by a civic leader to become a special prosecutor to go after the racketeers in town.
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Fred Allhoff (story based on Liberty Magazine Serial) | Jo Swerling (screenplay)
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Updated Aug 25, 1938

Release date
Aug 25, 1938 (United States)

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Edward G. Robinson
Prof. John Lindsay Prof. John Lindsay   See fewer
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Barbara O'Neil
Jerry Lindsay Jerry Lindsay   See fewer
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John Beal
Paul Ferguson Paul Ferguson   See fewer
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Wendy Barrie
Frances 'Frankie' Ballou Frances 'Frankie' Ballou   See fewer
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Otto Kruger
Eugene Ferguson Eugene Ferguson   See fewer
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Arthur Loft
Tom Ross Tom Ross   See fewer
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Marc Lawrence
Eddie Girard Eddie Girard   See fewer
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Douglas Wood
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Robert Middlemass
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Ivan Miller
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Charles Halton
George Leander George Leander   See fewer
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Louis Jean Heydt
John W. Butler John W. Butler   See fewer
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Fay Helm
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Robert McWade
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Ernie Alexander
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6.7 / 10 | 320 votes