Action for Slander (novel)

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Action for Slander
Author Mary Borden
Language English
Publisher Harper
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 304[1]

Action for Slander is a drama novel by the Anglo-American writer Mary Borden.It was first published in 1936 by William Heinemann.[2] A British army officer faces disgrace when he is falsely accused of cheating at cards by a fellow officer whose wife he has had an affair with.


The novel was turned into a film in the year of its release. It was produced by Victor Saville at Alexander Korda's London Film Productions. It was directed by Tim Whelan and starred Clive Brook, Ann Todd and Margaretta Scott.


  1. ^ Borden, Mary (1937). Action for Slander. B. Tauchnitz. 
  2. ^ White p.38


  • White, Terry. Justice Denoted: The Legal Thriller in American, British, and Continental Courtroom Literature. Praeger, 2003.