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Society Lawyer

Society Lawyer
Eduardo Ciannelli in Society Lawyer trailer.jpg
Eduardo Ciannelli in the film
Directed by Edwin L. Marin
Written by Arthur Somers Roche (story)
Frances Goodrich
Albert Hackett
Leon Gordon
Hugo Butler
Starring Walter Pidgeon
Virginia Bruce
Music by Edward Ward
Cinematography George J. Folsey
Edited by Howard O'Neill
Release date
  • March 21, 1939 (1939-03-21)
Running time
77 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $232,000[1]
Box office $472,000[1]

Society Lawyer is a 1939 crime film directed by Edwin L. Marin and starring Walter Pidgeon and Virginia Bruce. It is a milder remake of the pre-Code Penthouse (1933).

Box office

According to MGM records the film made $312,000 in the US and Canada and $160,000 elsewhere resulting in a profit of $64,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.

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