For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for In the Name of the Law (1932 film).

In the Name of the Law (1932 film)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In the Name of the Law
In the Name of the Law (1932 film).png
Directed byMaurice Tourneur
Written byPaul Bringuier (novel)
Maurice Tourneur
StarringMarcelle Chantal
Régine Dancourt
Gabriel Gabrio
Jean Marchat
CinematographyGeorges Benoît
Marc Bujard
Edited byJacques Tourneur
Production
company
Distributed byPathé-Natan
Release date
  • 19 April 1932 (1932-04-19)
Running time
85 minutes[1]
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

In the Name of the Law (French: Au nom de la loi) is a 1932 French crime film directed by Maurice Tourneur and starring Marcelle Chantal, Régine Dancourt and Gabriel Gabrio.[2] It was based on a novel by Paul Bringuier. The film was well received by critics. Variety considered Marcelle Chantal's performance "her best so far in talkers".[3]

Synopsis

After the discovery of a murdered police inspector's body in the River Seine, two of his colleagues pursue a beautiful lady, involved with a drug smuggling ring based in the South of France, who they believe responsible for the killing.

Cast

References

  1. ^ Waldman p.145
  2. ^ Waldman p.144-145
  3. ^ Waldman p.145

Bibliography

  • Waldman, Harry. Maurice Tourneur: The Life and Films. McFarland, 2008.


{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
In the Name of the Law (1932 film)
Listen to this article

This browser is not supported by Wikiwand :(
Wikiwand requires a browser with modern capabilities in order to provide you with the best reading experience.
Please download and use one of the following browsers:

This article was just edited, click to reload
This article has been deleted on Wikipedia (Why?)

Back to homepage

Please click Add in the dialog above
Please click Allow in the top-left corner,
then click Install Now in the dialog
Please click Open in the download dialog,
then click Install
Please click the "Downloads" icon in the Safari toolbar, open the first download in the list,
then click Install
{{::$root.activation.text}}

Install Wikiwand

Install on Chrome Install on Firefox
Don't forget to rate us

Tell your friends about Wikiwand!

Gmail Facebook Twitter Link

Enjoying Wikiwand?

Tell your friends and spread the love:
Share on Gmail Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Buffer

Our magic isn't perfect

You can help our automatic cover photo selection by reporting an unsuitable photo.

This photo is visually disturbing This photo is not a good choice

Thank you for helping!


Your input will affect cover photo selection, along with input from other users.

X

Wikiwand 2.0 is here 🎉! We've made some exciting updates - No worries, you can always revert later on