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Director  Lew Landers
Production  RKO Pictures
Country  United States
5.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Crime, Drama
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Language  English
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Release date  May 6, 1938 (1938-05-06)
Based on  Crime  by John B. Hymer Samuel Shipman
Writer  Bert Granet (screenplay), Edmund L. Hartmann (screenplay), John B. Hymer (story), Samuel Shipman (story), John B. Hymer (play), Samuel Shipman (play)
Music director  Nathaniel Shilkret, Roy Webb
Cast  Chester Morris (Gene Fillmore), Anne Shirley (Annabelle Porter), Eduardo Ciannelli (Rocky), Walter Abel (Warren Rogers), Lee Patrick (Dorothy Palmer), Paul Guilfoyle (Batsy)
Related Lew Landers movies  Chester Morris and others appear in Law of the Underworld and Smashing the Rackets, Chester Morris appears in Law of the Underworld and After Midnight with Boston Blackie, Chester Morris appears in Law of the Underworld and Alias Boston Blackie, Under the Tonto Rim (1947), Tailspin Tommy (1934)

Law of the Underworld is a 1938 American drama film directed by Lew Landers and written by Bert Granet and Edmund L. Hartmann. The film stars Chester Morris, Anne Shirley, Eduardo Ciannelli, Walter Abel and Richard Bond. The film was released on May 6, 1938, by RKO Pictures.

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Plot

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A respected citizen with secret ties to the local mob is faced with revealing his criminal connections to save two innocent people from execution.

Cast

  • Chester Morris as Gene Fillmore
  • Anne Shirley as Annabelle Porter
  • Eduardo Ciannelli as Rocky
  • Walter Abel as Warren Rogers
  • Richard Bond as Tommy Brown
  • Lee Patrick as Dorothy Palmer
  • Paul Guilfoyle as Batsy
  • Frank M. Thomas as Police Captain Gargan
  • Eddie Acuff as Bill
  • Vinton Hayworth as Eddie
  • Jack Carson as Johnny
  • Paul Stanton as Barton
  • References

    Law of the Underworld Wikipedia
    Law of the Underworld IMDb Law of the Underworld themoviedb.org


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