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I am the law / Columbia Pictures ; screenplay by Jo Swerling ; produced by Everett Riskin ; directed by Alexander Hall.

Swerling, Jo, 1897-1964 (screenwriter.). Hall, Alexander, 1894-1968 (film director.). Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973 (actor.). O'Neil, Barbara, 1910-1980 (actor.). Beal, John, 1909-1997 (actor.). Allhoff, Fred. Motion picture adaptation of (work): I am the law. (Added Author). Columbia Pictures Corporation, (production company.). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (film distributor.). Edward G. Robinson, Barbara O'Neil, John Beal, Wendy Barrie, Otto Kruger. (Cast).
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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014?]
  • Distributor: Culver City, CA : Columbia Pictures :

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1938.
Story based upon Liberty magazine serial by Fred Allhoff.
Participant or Performer Note:
Edward G. Robinson, Barbara O'Neil, John Beal, Wendy Barrie, Otto Kruger.
Summary, etc.:
In a town rife with corruption, law professor John Lindsay is appointed special prosecutor to help clean up the city. Lindsay quickly realizes that not only does he have to deal with gangsters on the streets, but also in his own office, as friends of the mob work within his own department. It is up to Lindsay and his crew of college students to stand up to the mob and clean up the city.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
Subject: Allhoff, Fred > Film adaptations.
Digital recordings.
Special prosecutors > Drama.
Corruption > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Crime films.
Film adaptations.

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