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Circumstantial Evidence (1945)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 22 April 1945 (USA)
When his son is abused, Joe Reynolds threatens to kill the man responsible. When that man is killed, Joe finds himself facing the electric chair.

Director:

John Francis Larkin (as John Larkin)

Writers:

Sam Duncan (story), Nat Ferber (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael O'Shea ... Joe Reynolds
Lloyd Nolan ... Sam Lord
Trudy Marshall ... Agnes Hannon
Billy Cummings Billy Cummings ... Pat Reynolds
Ruth Ford ... Mrs. Simms
Reed Hadley ... Prosecutor
Roy Roberts ... Marty Hannon
Scotty Beckett ... Freddy Hanlon
Byron Foulger ... Bolger
Dorothy Adams ... Bolger's Wife
John Eldredge ... Judge White
Eddie Marr Eddie Marr ... Mike Mulvey
Selmer Jackson ... Warden
William B. Davidson ... Chairman
John Hamilton ... Gov. Hanlon
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Storyline

A young lad has his fine new hatchet confiscated by a grumpy baker. The boy's hot-headed father tries to get it back, but this results in a fight in which onlookers seem to see the father use the disputed weapon to strike and kill the baker. At the resulting murder trial, their evidence on this point becomes a matter of life-and-death. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Taglines:

They've got nothing on him--except MURDER!

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Acusar um Inocente See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Referenced in WKRP in Cincinnati: Circumstantial Evidence (1982) See more »

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circumstantial evidence
6 October 2018 | by blanche-2See all my reviews

Okay indictment of circumstantial evidence, when a man (Michael O'Shea) is convicted of murder and sentenced to death for a murder no one actually saw him commit. His son and his best friend set out to prove his innocence.

Pretty fair B movie.


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