Reasonable Doubt (1936 film)

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Reasonable Doubt
Directed by George King
Produced by Gabriel Pascal
Written by Ewart Brookes
Starring John Stuart
Nancy Burne
Cinematography Ronald Neame
Gabriel Pascal Productions
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
Running time
73 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Reasonable Doubt is a 1936 British comedy film directed by George King starring John Stuart and Nancy Burne. It was produced by the Hungarian Gabriel Pascal.

The story follows a lawyer (Stuart) whose love for a young girl (Burne) causes him to defend the man he thinks to be her lover. During the trial the lawyer finds out that the man is his own son.

The film was made at Shepperton Studios as a quota quickie.[1]



  1. ^ Chibnall p.290


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.

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