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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 byAlexander Hall
Written byJo Swerling
StarringEdward G. Robinson
Music byGeorge Parrish
CinematographyHenry Freulich
Edited byViola Lawrence
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • August 25, 1938 (1938-08-25)
Running time
83 minutes
CountryUnited States



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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