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I Am the Law (1938) is a crime drama directed by Alexander Hall and starring Edward G. Robinson.

I Am the Law
I Am The Law 1938 poster.jpg
1938 Theatrical Poster
Directed by Alexander Hall
Written by Jo Swerling
Starring Edward G. Robinson
Music by George Parrish
Cinematography Henry Freulich
Edited by Viola Lawrence
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
  • August 25, 1938 (1938-08-25)
Running time
83 minutes
Country United States
Language English



New York City law professor John Lindsay (Robinson) is asked by Eugene Ferguson (Kruger), a member of the governor's Civic Committee, to become a special prosecutor to fight racketeers and corruption in the city, but unknown to Lindsay, Ferguson is in association with the racketeers.[1]



  1. ^ Leonard Maltin's 2004 Movie and Video Guide. 2004. p. 659. ISBN 0-451-20940-0. 

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