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Career Woman (1936)

 -  Drama  -  18 December 1936 (USA)
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A girl accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer and successfully by a new, straightforward one.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Carroll Aiken
Michael Whalen ...
Barry Conant
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Gracie Clay
Eric Linden ...
Everett Clark
Virginia Field ...
Fifi Brown
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Uncle Billy Burly
Edward Brophy ...
Doc Curley
El Brendel ...
Chris Erleson
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams ...
Bede Sanders
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George Rogers
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Matt Clay
Charles Waldron ...
Milt Clark (as Charles Waldron Sr.)
Kathleen Lockhart ...
Mrs. Milt Clark
Frank McGlynn Sr. ...
Sheriff Duncan
June Storey ...
Edith Clark
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A girl accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer and successfully by a new, straightforward one.

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lawyer | trial | judge | court | coroner | See All (6) »

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All I Wanted was Love - Now You want to Hang Me!

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18 December 1936 (USA)  »

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Claire Trevor Excels in Small Town Courtroom Drama
9 July 2008 | by See all my reviews

Courtroom dynamics pre-Perry Mason, are the main concern of this most ingratiatingly acted and expansively produced melodrama. True, the satire on small-town prejudice is a bit dated now, but scenarist Lamar Trotti provides some still-hilarious asides. One of the best has Spencer Charters, who has unfazedly announced himself as "proprietor of the best store in town", dilating upon the purchase price of the murder weapon.

The tautly suspenseful proceedings are also enhanced by Lewis Seiler's cool and efficient direction. Other technical credits, especially the art direction and photography (I couldn't split the work of the two cameramen), are equally professional.


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