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

Portia on Trial
Directed by George Nicholls Jr.
Produced by Albert E. Levoy
Written by Faith Baldwin (story)
Samuel Ornitz
Edward E. Paramore Jr.
Starring Frieda Inescourt
Heather Angel
Neil Hamilton
Walter Abel
Music by Alberto Colombo
Cinematography Harry J. Wild
Edited by Howard O'Neill
Production
company
Distributed by Republic Pictures Corp.
Release date
November 8, 1937
Running time
72 minutes
Country United States
Language English

PremiseEdit

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

CastEdit

Actor/Actress Character
Walter Abel Dan Foster
Frieda Inescort Portia Merriman
Neil Hamilton Earle Condon
Heather Angel Elizabeth Manners
Ruth Donnelly Jane Wilkins
Barbara Pepper Evelyn
Clarence Kolb John Condon
Anthony Marsh Richard Conlan
Paul Stanton Judge
George Cooper Efe
John Kelly Hank
Hobart Bosworth Governator
Ian MacLaren Father Caslez

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