The Spellbinder (1939)

Jed Marlowe is a brilliant, scheming, unscrupulous criminal lawyer whose specialty is defending criminal he knows is guilty but gets them off through loop-holes or bribery. Then his daughter, misled by her father’s courtroom performance, but unaware of his back-room tactics, marries the killer her father has just unjustly save from the electric chair. What’s a poor father to do?

Directing:
  • Jack Hively

Writing:
  • Thomas Lennon
  • Joseph Fields
  • Joseph Anthony

Stars:
Release Date: 1939-07-28
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  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 69

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Forbes Murray
Forbes Murray
Second Marriage License Clerk (Uncredited)
Byron Foulger
Byron Foulger
J.J. Henkins, Auditor (Uncredited)
Earle Hodgins
Earle Hodgins
First Marriage License Clerk (Uncredited)
Chester Clute
Chester Clute
Dr. Hillary Schunk (Uncredited)
Stanley Blystone
Stanley Blyst...
Court Clerk, Second Trial (Uncredited)
Lee Tracy
Lee Tracy
Jed Marlowe
Barbara Read
Barbara Read
Janet Marlowe
Patric Knowles
Patric Knowle...
Tom Dixon
Allan Lane
Allan Lane
Steve Kendall
Linda Hayes
Linda Hayes
Miss Simpson
Morgan Conway
Morgan Conway
Mr. Carrington
Robert Emmett Keane
Robert Emmett...
Judge Butler, Second Trial
Leonid Kinskey
Leonid Kinske...
Harry Beldon, Saxophone Player
Paul E. Burns
Paul E. Burns
Hotel Clerk (Uncredited)
Chester Conklin
Chester Conkl...
Courtroom Extra (Uncredited)
Bess Flowers
Bess Flowers
Nightclub Extra (Uncredited)
Edward Gargan
Edward Gargan
Tom, Taxi Driver (Uncredited)
Lew Kelly
Lew Kelly
Turnkey (Uncredited)
Doris Lloyd
Doris Lloyd
Mrs. Raymond, School Headmistress (Uncredited)
Frank Marlowe
Frank Marlowe
Taxi Driver (Uncredited)
Tom McGuire
Tom McGuire
Juror, First Trial (Uncredited)
Emory Parnell
Emory Parnell
Club 88 Doorman (Uncredited)
Frank Puglia
Frank Puglia
Headwaiter (Uncredited)
Leona Roberts
Leona Roberts
Mrs. Jenkins (Uncredited)
Virginia Weidler
Virginia Weid...
Girl (Uncredited)
Roy Gordon
Roy Gordon
Third Trial Judge
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