The Love Racket

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The Love Racket is a 1929 American early sound crime drama film produced and distributed by First National Pictures. It was directed by William A. Seiter and starred Dorothy Mackaill. It is based on a Broadway play, The Woman on the Jury by Bernard K. Burns, and is a remake of a 1924 silent film of the same name which starred Bessie Love.[1][2] The film is now considered lost.[3][4]

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The Love Racket
Directed byWilliam A. Seiter
Written byAdele Comandini
John F. Goodrich
Based onThe Woman on the Jury
by Bernard K. Burns
StarringDorothy Mackaill
CinematographySidney Hickox
Edited byJohn Rawlins
Music byCecil Copping
Alois Reiser
Production
company
Distributed byFirst National Pictures
Release date
  • December 8, 1929 (1929-12-08) (United States)
Running time
74 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
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Myrtle Stedman reprises her role from the silent version in this film.