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The Case Against Mrs. Ames

1936
1h 25m
Crime/Drama/Film-noir
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Cast

Madeleine Carroll (Hope Ames)George Brent (Matt Logan)Arthur Treacher (Griggsby)Alan Baxter (Lou)Beulah Bondi (Mrs. Livingston Ames)Alan Mowbray (Lawrence Waterson)Brenda Fowler (Mrs. Shumway)Esther Dale (Matilda)Edward Brophy (Sid)Richard Carle (Uncle Gordon)Scotty Beckett (Bobbie Ames)Mayo Methot (Cora Lamont)Guy Bates Post (Judge John Davis)June Brewster (Laurette La Rue)Elvira Curci (Jeanette)Jonathan Hale (Judge at First Trial)William Bailey (Logan's Courtroom Assistant)Margaret Bloodgood (Police Matron)

Director

William A. Seiter

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Synopsis

A beautiful socialite is acquitted of killing her husband only to be sued by her powerful mother-in-law for custody of her own son.

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