My Son Is Guilty

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My Son Is Guilty
Directed by Charles Barton
Produced by Jack Fier
Screenplay by Harold Shumate
Joseph Carole
Story by Karl Brown
Starring Bruce Cabot
Julie Bishop
Harry Carey
Glenn Ford
Cinematography Benjamin H. Kline
Edited by William A. Lyon
Distributed by Columbia Pictures Corporation
Release date
  • December 28, 1939 (1939-12-28)
Running time
63 minutes
Country United States
Language English

My Son Is Guilty is a 1939 American action adventure crime film, starring Bruce Cabot and Glenn Ford, directed by Charles Barton and released by Columbia Pictures.


Tim Kerry (Harry Carey), a veteran cop in the district of Hell's Kitchen, welcomes his son Ritzy (Bruce Cabot) after spending two years in prison. Ritzy has good friends and his former wife Julia (Julie Bishop) is hopeful that it will go on the right track. But the head of the gang, Morelli (Wynne Gibson) knows that Ritzy has good talent for crime, and makes a great offer, very hard to refuse.


Actor Role
Bruce Cabot Ritzy Kerry
Julie Bishop Julia Allen
Glenn Ford Barney
Harry Carey Officer Tim Kerry
Edgar Buchanan Dan, Bartender
Wynne Gibson Claire Morelli
Bruce Bennett Lefty
Don Beddoe Duke Mason
Dick Curtis Monk


  • The Great Gangster Pictures II, by James Robert Parish, Michael R. Pitts

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