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The public defender / Radio Pictures presents ; [screenplay] by George Goodchild ; adaptation and dialogue by Bernard Schubert ; produced by William Lebaron ; directed by J. Walter Ruben.

Goodchild, George, 1888- (Added Author). Ruben, J. Walter. (Added Author). LeBaron, William, 1883-1958 (Added Author). Schubert, Bernard. (Added Author). Dix, Richard, 1893-1949 (Added Author). Grey, Shirley. (Added Author). Brown, Ruth, 1928-2006 (Added Author). Karloff, Boris, 1887-1969 (Added Author). Radio Pictures. (Added Author). Turner Entertainment Co. (Added Author). Warner Bros. Entertainment. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Richard Dix, Shirley Grey, Ruth Weston, Boris Karloff. (Cast).
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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 70 min.) : sound, black and white ; c2014.
  • Publisher: [Burbank, CA ] : Turner Entertainment Co. : [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1931.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Edward Cronjager; editor, Archie Marshek; music, Max Steiner.
Participant or Performer Note:
Richard Dix, Shirley Grey, Ruth Weston, Boris Karloff.
Summary, etc.:
"Richard Dix stars as Pike Winslow, a bumbling heir to a large fortune. Winslow is also The Reckoner, a mysterious avenger and investigator who always leaves behind a business card printed with the scales of justice. He leads a pair of justice-minded vigiliantes - The Professor and Doc -- to vindicate a bank officer framed by his crooked partners for the financial institution's collapse.
System Details Note:
DVD: Full-frame, 4 x 3, 1.37:1 presentation; Dolby Digital English mono.
Subject: Digital recordings.
Public defenders > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.

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