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Slightly Honorable (1939)

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85 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A lawyer is framed for the murder of a young party girl and tries to clear his name.
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Director
Writers
Ken Englund (screenplay) | John Hunter Lay (adaptation) | Robert Tallman (adaptation) | F.G. Presnell (novel "Send Another Coffin")
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Merritt B. Gerstad (as Merritt Gerstad)
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Updated Dec 22, 1939

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Dec 22, 1939 (United States)

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55 cast members
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Pat O'Brien
John Webb John Webb   See fewer
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Edward Arnold
Vincent Cushing Vincent Cushing   See fewer
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Broderick Crawford
Russ Sampson Russ Sampson   See fewer
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Ruth Terry
Ann Seymour Ann Seymour   See fewer
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Alan Dinehart
Commisioner Joyce Commisioner Joyce   See fewer
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Claire Dodd
Alma Brehmer Alma Brehmer   See fewer
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Phyllis Brooks
Sarilla Cushing Sarilla Cushing   See fewer
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Eve Arden
Miss Ater Miss Ater   See fewer
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Douglass Dumbrille
George Taylor George Taylor   See fewer
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Bernard Nedell
Pete Godena Pete Godena   See fewer
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Ernest Truex
P. Hemingway Collins P. Hemingway Collins   See fewer
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Janet Beecher
Mrs. Cushing Mrs. Cushing   See fewer
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Evelyn Keyes
Miss Vlissigen Miss Vlissigen   See fewer
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John Sheehan
Mike Daley Mike Daley   See fewer
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Addison Richards
Inspector Fromm Inspector Fromm   See fewer
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Cliff Clark
Capt. Graves Capt. Graves   See fewer
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Howard C. Hickman
Sen. Sam Scott (as Howard Hickman) Sen. Sam Scott (as Howard Hickman)   See fewer
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Willie Best
Art, the Elevator Operator Art, the Elevator Operator   See fewer
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Robert Middlemass
Sen. Berry Sen. Berry   See fewer
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Paul McVey
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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John Deering
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Art Baker
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Dale Armstrong
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Eddy Chandler
O'Leary, the Cop (as Ed Chandler) O'Leary, the Cop (as Ed Chandler)   See fewer
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Jack Green
Detective Detective   See fewer
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Dick Rush
Detective Burke Detective Burke   See fewer
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Max Rose
Fingerprint Expert Fingerprint Expert   See fewer
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Jack Winn
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Muriel Barr
Girl on Counch (uncredited) Girl on Counch (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Baxley
Detective with Godeana (uncredited) Detective with Godeana (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ed Brady
Ed - District Attorney's Man (uncredited) Ed - District Attorney's Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wheaton Chambers
Guest (uncredited) Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irene Coleman
Curvy Brunette (uncredited) Curvy Brunette (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Conaty
Senator (uncredited) Senator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Davis
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Charles K. French
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Jack Gargan
Senate Gallery Spectator (uncredited) Senate Gallery Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tay Garnett
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Hill Jr.
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Hill
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bud Jamison
Humboldt, the Cop (uncredited) Humboldt, the Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marjorie Kane
Telephone Operator (uncredited) Telephone Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Keene
Fingerprint Man (uncredited) Fingerprint Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Nightclub Bouncer (uncredited) Nightclub Bouncer (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Magrill
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bernard Matis
Delivery Boy (uncredited) Delivery Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Perry
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Gerald Pierce
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Victor Potel
Gasoline Station Proprietor (uncredited) Gasoline Station Proprietor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cyril Ring
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Black Preacher (uncredited) Black Preacher (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 326 votes