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On Trial

Plot: An ambitious attorney (Edward Norris) tries to prove a man (John Litel) who killed to protect his wife's (Margaret Lindsay) honor was justified.
Release Date: Saturday, April 1 1939
85 years ago
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Portrait of Margaret LindsayMargaret Lindsay
Margaret Lindsay was
28 in On Trial
as 'Mae Strickland'.
Mon, Sep 19 1910 –
Sat, May 09 1981
Portrait of John LitelJohn Litel
John Litel was
46 in On Trial
as 'Robert Strickland'.
Fri, Dec 30 1892 –
Thu, Feb 03 1972
Portrait of Edward NorrisEdward Norris
Edward Norris was
28 in On Trial
as 'William Arbuckle'.
Fri, Mar 10 1911 –
Wed, Dec 18 2002
Portrait of Janet ChapmanJanet Chapman
Janet Chapman was
6 in On Trial
as 'Doris Strickland'.
Mon, Apr 18 1932
Portrait of James StephensonJames Stephenson
James Stephenson was
49 in On Trial
as 'Gerald Trask'.
Sat, Apr 13 1889 –
Tue, Jul 29 1941
Portrait of Larry WilliamsLarry Williams
Larry Williams was
25 in On Trial
as 'Mr. Glover'.
Tue, Jul 29 1913 –
Mon, Jan 03 1983
Portrait of William B. DavidsonWilliam B. Davidson
William B. Davidson was
50 in On Trial
as 'Mr. Gray'.
Fri, Jun 15 1888 –
Sun, Sep 28 1947
Portrait of Earl DwireEarl Dwire
Earl Dwire was
55 in On Trial
as 'Judge'.
Tue, Oct 02 1883 –
Tue, Jan 16 1940
Portrait of Gordon HartGordon Hart
Gordon Hart was
54 in On Trial
as 'Dr. Morgan'.
Mon, Nov 24 1884 –
Thu, Dec 27 1973
Portrait of Charles TrowbridgeCharles Trowbridge
Charles Trowbridge was
57 in On Trial
as 'Harry Dean'.
Mon, Jan 09 1882 –
Mon, Oct 30 1967
Portrait of Sidney BraceySidney Bracey
Sidney Bracey was
61 in On Trial
as 'Joe Burke'.
Mon, Dec 17 1877 –
Wed, Aug 05 1942
Portrait of Kenneth HarlanKenneth Harlan
Kenneth Harlan was
43 in On Trial
as 'Mr. John Trumbell - Juror #3'.
Fri, Jul 26 1895 –
Mon, Mar 06 1967
Portrait of Vera LewisVera Lewis
Vera Lewis was
65 in On Trial
as 'Mrs. Leeds-Juror #8'.
Mon, Jun 09 1873 –
Wed, Feb 08 1956
Portrait of Nat CarrNat Carr
Nat Carr was
52 in On Trial
as 'Clerk'.
Thu, Aug 12 1886 –
Thu, Jul 06 1944
Portrait of Stuart HolmesStuart Holmes
Stuart Holmes was
55 in On Trial
as 'Mr. Summers - Juror #6'.
Sun, Mar 09 1884 –
Wed, Dec 29 1971
Portrait of Cliff SaumCliff Saum
Cliff Saum was
56 in On Trial
as 'Bailiff'.
Mon, Dec 18 1882 –
Fri, Mar 05 1943
Portrait of Nedda HarriganNedda Harrigan
Nedda Harrigan was
39 in On Trial
as 'Joan Trask'.
Thu, Aug 24 1899 –
Sat, Apr 01 1989
Portrait of John RidgelyJohn Ridgely
John Ridgely was
29 in On Trial
as 'Radio Announcer (uncredited)'.
Mon, Sep 06 1909 –
Thu, Jan 18 1968

Crew

Portrait of Terry O. MorseTerry O. Morse
Director
Terry O. Morse was
33 in On Trial
Tue, Jan 30 1906 –
Sat, May 19 1984
Portrait of L. William O'ConnellL. William O'Connell
Director of Photography
L. William O'Connell was
48 in On Trial
Thu, Jul 31 1890 –
Fri, Feb 01 1985
Portrait of Arthur LuekerArthur Lueker
Assistant Director
Arthur Lueker was
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Portrait of Don RyanDon Ryan
Screenplay
Don Ryan was
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Portrait of Bryan FoyBryan Foy
Associate Producer
Bryan Foy was
42 in On Trial
Tue, Dec 08 1896 –
Wed, Apr 20 1977
Portrait of James GibbonJames Gibbon
Editor
James Gibbon was
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Portrait of Bernhard KaunBernhard Kaun
Original Music Composer
Bernhard Kaun was
39 in On Trial
Wed, Apr 05 1899 –
Thu, Jan 03 1980
Portrait of Howard ShoupHoward Shoup
Costume Design, Unit Production Manager
Howard Shoup was
35 in On Trial
Sat, Aug 29 1903 –
Fri, May 29 1987
Portrait of Elmer RiceElmer Rice
Theatre Play
Elmer Rice was
46 in On Trial
Wed, Sep 28 1892 –
Mon, May 08 1967
Portrait of Everett Alton BrownEverett Alton Brown
Sound
Everett Alton Brown was
36 in On Trial
Fri, May 02 1902 –
Sat, Jul 24 1982
Portrait of Esdras HartleyEsdras Hartley
Art Direction
Esdras Hartley was
46 in On Trial
Sat, Sep 03 1892 –
Sun, Jan 27 1946