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Director  Terry O. Morse
Genre  Drama film
Country  USA
6/10 IMDb

Story by  Elmer Rice
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Language  English
On Trial (1939 film) movie poster
Release date  April 1, 1939
Based on  play, On Trial, by Elmer Rice
Writer  Don Ryan (screenplay), Elmer Rice (from the play by)
Produced by  Warner Bros. Entertainment
Cast  John Litel (Robert Strickland), Margaret Lindsay (Mae Strickland), Edward Norris (Arbuckle), Janet Chapman (Doris Strickland), James Stephenson (Gerald Trask)
Similar movies  A Time to Kill, 12 Angry Men, The Rainmaker, The Juror, Bridge of Spies, The Judge

On Trial is a 1939 drama film directed by Terry O. Morse and produced and distributed by Warner Bros.. It is based on the 1914 Broadway play by Elmer Rice. Warners had previously filmed Rice's play in 1928 as an early talkie, also called On Trial, and, earlier, in 1917, Essanay Studios had made a silent version with the same title.

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Production

The working title for the film was "The Strickland Case", and it was originally intended to be directed by William McGann.

Preservation status

This film is preserved in the Library of Congress collection.

References

On Trial (1939 film) Wikipedia
On Trial (1939 film) IMDb On Trial (1939 film) themoviedb.org


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