Circumstantial Evidence (1929)

Melodrama | 1 April 1929

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The 8 Dec 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World announced that the production starting date for Circumstantial Evidence was 19 Nov ... More Less

The 8 Dec 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World announced that the production starting date for Circumstantial Evidence was 19 Nov 1928. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World
8 Dec 1928
p. 50.
Film Daily
7 Apr 1929.
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Variety
17 Apr 1929.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
1 April 1929
Production Date:
began 19 November 1928
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,200
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

While concentrating his attentions on stenographer Jean Benton, roué Henry Lord allows his "regular," Lucy Bishop, to get Jean's weak brother, Tony, to forge checks to cover his racing debts. Lord is murdered during an affair at a country lodge, circumstantial evidence points to Jean, but Arthur Rowland takes the blame. During Arthur's trial it is revealed that Lord was actually shot by the discarded ... +


While concentrating his attentions on stenographer Jean Benton, roué Henry Lord allows his "regular," Lucy Bishop, to get Jean's weak brother, Tony, to forge checks to cover his racing debts. Lord is murdered during an affair at a country lodge, circumstantial evidence points to Jean, but Arthur Rowland takes the blame. During Arthur's trial it is revealed that Lord was actually shot by the discarded Lucy. +

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