It Is the Law (1924)

Melodrama, Mystery | 31 August 1924

Director:

J. Gordon Edwards

Writer:

Curtis Benton

Cinematographer:

George W. Lane

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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LITERARY
Based on the play It Is the Law by Elmer Rice, Hayden Talbot (New York, 29 Nov 1922).
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Release Date:
31 August 1924
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Fox Film Corp.
30 June 1924
LP20369
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,895
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Unsuccessful suitor Albert Woodruff avenges himself by making it appear that he has been killed by his friend, Justin Victor, who won the hand of Ruth Allen. In fact, his double is murdered though Victor is sentenced for the crime. Years later, with the aid of his wife, Victor does kill Woodruff but is given his freedom on the grounds that he cannot be convicted twice for the same ...

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Unsuccessful suitor Albert Woodruff avenges himself by making it appear that he has been killed by his friend, Justin Victor, who won the hand of Ruth Allen. In fact, his double is murdered though Victor is sentenced for the crime. Years later, with the aid of his wife, Victor does kill Woodruff but is given his freedom on the grounds that he cannot be convicted twice for the same crime.

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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