For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for The Public Defender.

The Public Defender

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Public Defender
The Public Defender poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed byJ. Walter Ruben
James Anderson (assistant)
Written byGeorge Goodchild
Bernard Schubert
Produced byWilliam LeBaron
Louis Sarecky
StarringRichard Dix
Shirley Grey
CinematographyEdward Cronjager
Edited byArchie Marshek
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release dates
  • July 31, 1931 (1931-07-31) ( Premiere-New York City)
  • August 1, 1931 (1931-08-01) (U.S.)[1]
Running time
69 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

The Public Defender is a 1931 American pre-Code crime film directed by J. Walter Ruben, starring Richard Dix and featuring Boris Karloff. Rich playboy Pike Winslow dons the mantle of 'The Reckoner', a mysterious avenger, when he learns that his lady friend Barbara Gerry's father has been framed in a bank embezzlement scandal. Using meticulous planning and split-second timing, Pike, along with his associates, the erudite 'Professor' and tough-guy scrapper 'Doc', attempt to find proof that will clear Gerry and identify the real culprits.

Cast

See also

References

  1. ^ "The Public Defender: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved April 22, 2014.


{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
The Public Defender
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.