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Director:
Writers:
Paul Sifton (play) and
Claire Sifton (play)
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Release Date:
7 March 1934 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Jury foreman Edward Weldon's questioning leads to the death sentence for Ethel Saxon. His daughter Stella claims to have killed her lover... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Directed by
Chester Erskine  (as Chester Erskin)
 
Writing credits
Paul Sifton (play "Midnight") and
Claire Sifton (play "Midnight")

Chester Erskine  uncredited

Produced by
Chester Erskine .... producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
William O. Steiner (photography) (as William Steiner)
George Webber (photography)
 
Film Editing by
Leo Zochling 
 
Set Decoration by
Sam Corso (settings)
 
Makeup Department
Eddie Senz .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Arthur Cozine .... assistant director
Ray Cozine .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
C.A. Tuthill .... sound
 
Music Department
Victor Alix .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
R.H. Bassett .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
James F. Hanley .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Will Jason .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
William Spielter .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Karl Stark .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Egbert Van Alstyne .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
J.S. Zamecnik .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
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Carl Laemmle .... presenter (uncredited)
 
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Also Known As:
"Call It Murder" - USA (reissue title)
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Runtime:
76 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Wide Range Sound System)
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Trivia:
Film debut of Richard Whorf.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Ethel Saxon:You see, I loved him. I mean I loved him when... when he didn't love me anymore, day in and day out watching him get further and further away from me. I could see in his eyes when he looked at me... I could see he hated me, hated me because I needed him...
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Interesting for the time., 12 October 2000
Author: mark czuba (gspotbuy@hotmail.com) from Edmonton, Ab.

Humphrey Bogart plays Garboni a gangster involved with the daughter of a jury foreman who helped convict a women of shooting the man who betrayed her. The pressure that falls upon this man and those around him makes the films story. This film is interesting for two reasons it explores guilt from two different perspectives on two different people giving the audience a wide range of emotions and consequences of dealing with the murder. Secondly it features Bogart in a small role, that should have been given more screen time. Bogart was still relatively unknown to the movie going public at the time it was made, of course he has a part that can be categorized as a 'heavy' a role he would fill many times until Maltese Falcon, where he would break through and finally play a lead role that did not require him to be a gangster.

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