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Portia on Trial (1937)

Lady lawyer Portia Merryman (Frieda Inescourt) defends woebegone Elizabeth Manners (Heather Angel), who is on trial for shooting her lover Earle Condon (Neil Hamilton).

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dan Foster
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Portia Merriman
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Earle Condon
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Elizabeth Manners
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Jane Wilkins
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Evelyn
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John Condon
Anthony Marsh ...
Richard Conlan
Paul Stanton ...
Judge
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Efe
John Kelly ...
Hank
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Governor
Ian Maclaren ...
Father Caslez
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Barker
Bob Murphy ...
Inspector
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Lady lawyer Portia Merryman (Frieda Inescourt) defends woebegone Elizabeth Manners (Heather Angel), who is on trial for shooting her lover Earle Condon (Neil Hamilton).

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Will Not Interest Children!

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8 November 1937 (USA)  »

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Confession  »

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(edited)

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(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Oscar-nominated film exists at UCLA.
31 July 2002 | by (Putney, VT) – See all my reviews

This is one of a dozen or so Republic films that exist solely as preservation prints at UCLA. It is not available to the public for viewing. UCLA holds two copies, one complete and one missing one reel. The film was nominated for an Oscar in the category of Original Musical Score.


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