Obey the Law (1926)

Melodrama | 5 November 1926

Director:

Alfred Raboch

Cinematographer:

J. O. Taylor

Production Company:

Columbia Pictures Corp.
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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Chicago Tribune
8 Dec 1926
p. 39.
Film Daily
9 Jan 1927.
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Variety
29 Dec 1927
p. 17.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
Supv
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the stage sketch Obey the Law by Max Marcin (production undetermined).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
5 November 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Columbia Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
3 December 1926
Copyright Number:
LP23402
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,626
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Following her schooling in Paris, Norma Andrews returns home with the wealthy Schuylers, unaware that Frank, her father, is in prison on a grand larceny charge. She is accompanied by Harry Trent, her father's underworld confederate, to the Schuyler residence in Long Island, where he soon learns the location and combination of the safe. On the day of his release, Andrews meets Phil Schuyler and Norma, who have become engaged. Lyle brings Andrews a jeweled pendant for Norma's wedding present; later, when two detectives arrive in search of the thieves, Trent allows himself to be arrested to avoid disgracing Andrews. Phil and Norma are happily ... +


Following her schooling in Paris, Norma Andrews returns home with the wealthy Schuylers, unaware that Frank, her father, is in prison on a grand larceny charge. She is accompanied by Harry Trent, her father's underworld confederate, to the Schuyler residence in Long Island, where he soon learns the location and combination of the safe. On the day of his release, Andrews meets Phil Schuyler and Norma, who have become engaged. Lyle brings Andrews a jeweled pendant for Norma's wedding present; later, when two detectives arrive in search of the thieves, Trent allows himself to be arrested to avoid disgracing Andrews. Phil and Norma are happily united. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Crime, Society


Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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