Portia on Trial (1937)

Movie


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).
USA
IMDb  6.1 /10
Creators
Director George Nichols Jr.
Writer Faith Baldwin
Writer Samuel Ornitz
Writer Edward E. Paramore Jr.
Information
Release Date1937-11-08
Runtime1h 12mins
GenreCrime, Drama
Content RatingApproved (Approved)
AwardsNominated for 1 Oscar.
CompanyRepublic Pictures (I)
CountryUSA
LanguageEnglish
Portia Merriman
Earle Condon
Elizabeth Manners
Jane Wilkins
Anthony Marsh
Anthony Marsh
Richard Conlan
Ian Maclaren
Ian Maclaren
Father Caslez
Bob Murphy
Bob Murphy
Inspector

Portia on Trial

Portia on Trial is a 1937 American film about a trial based on story of Faith Baldwin and directed by George Nicholls Jr.. It was nominated to win the Oscar for Best Music in the 10th Academy Awards.


Premise

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


Cast

Actor/ActressCharacter
Walter AbelDan Foster
Frieda InescortPortia Merriman
Neil HamiltonEarle Condon
Heather AngelElizabeth Manners
Ruth DonnellyJane Wilkins
Barbara PepperEvelyn
Clarence KolbJohn Condon
Anthony MarshRichard Conlan
Paul StantonJudge
George CooperEfe
John KellyHank
Hobart BosworthGovernator
Ian MacLarenFather Caslez