The Law and the Lady is a 1951 American drama film directed by Edwin H. Knopf and starring Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, and Fernando Lamas. The film is based on the 1947 novel of the same name by Vera Caspary. The film tells the story of a lawyer (Tracy) who is assigned to defend a woman (Bennett) who is accused of murdering her husband. The lawyer believes that the woman is innocent, but he also knows that she is guilty. He must decide whether to represent her and risk his reputation, or to let her go to prison.

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The Law and the Lady (1951)

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The Law and the Lady is a 1951 American drama film directed by Edwin H. Knopf and starring Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, and Fernando Lamas. The film is based on the 1947 novel of the same name by Vera Caspary. The film tells the story of a lawyer (Tracy) who is assigned to defend a woman (Bennett) who is accused of murdering her husband. The lawyer believes that the woman is innocent, but he also knows that she is guilty. He must decide whether to represent her and risk his reputation, or to let her go to prison.

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Cast
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Greer Garson

Jane Hoskins
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Michael Wilding

Nigel Duxbury
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Fernando Lamas

Juan Dinas
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Marjorie Main

Julia Wortin
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Hayden Rorke

Tracy Collans
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Margalo Gillmore

Cora Caighn
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Ralph Dumke

James Horace Caighn
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Rhys Williams

Inspector McGraw
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Phyllis Stanley

Lady Sybil Minden
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Natalie Schafer

Pamela Pemberson
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Wong Artarne

Chinese Servant (uncredited)
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Jimmy Aubrey

Coachman (uncredited)
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Eugene Borden

French Detective (uncredited)
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Nina Borget

Patron (uncredited)
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George Calliga

Patron (uncredited)
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Spencer Chan

Chinese Servant (uncredited)
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Monique Chantal

Patron (uncredited)
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André Charlot

Maire D'Hotel (uncredited)
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Aen-Ling Chow

Chinese Maid (uncredited)
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Jean Del Val

Chemin de fer Dealer (uncredited)
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Lester Dorr

Newspaperman (uncredited)
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David Dunbar

Driver (uncredited)
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John Eldredge

Asst. Manager - Monte Carlo Hotel (uncredited)
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Betty Farrington

Miss Belpayasa (uncredited)
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Antonio Filauri

Italian Hotel Manager (uncredited)
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Bess Flowers

Mrs. Bruno Thayer (uncredited)
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Tim Graham

Newspaperman (uncredited)
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Richard Hale

Sheriff (uncredited)
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Holmes Herbert

English Colonel (uncredited)
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Mimi Heyworth

Patron (uncredited)
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Stuart Holmes

Mr. Bruno Thayer (uncredited)
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Stephanie Insall

Patron (uncredited)
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Soledad Jiménez

Princess Margarita (uncredited)
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Nikki Juston

Miss Belpayasa (uncredited)
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Colin Kenny

Servant (uncredited)
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George T. Lee

Chinese Houseboy (uncredited)
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Stanley Logan

Sir Roland Epping (uncredited)
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Harold Miller

The Commodore (uncredited)
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Matt Moore

Senator Scholmm (uncredited)
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Anna Q. Nilsson

Mrs. Scholmm (uncredited)
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Manuel París

Patron (uncredited)
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Albert Petit

Patron (uncredited)
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Albert Pollet

Patron (uncredited)
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Georges Renavent

French Manager (uncredited)
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Lalo Rios

Panchito (uncredited)
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Cosmo Sardo

Patron (uncredited)
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Jeffrey Sayre

Waltzing Guest at the Ball (uncredited)
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Phil Tead

Assistant Manager (uncredited)
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Joe Wong

Chinese Houseboy (uncredited)
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Zacharias Yaconelli

Patron (uncredited)
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Maria Sen Young

Chinese Maid (uncredited)
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Victor Sen Yung

Chinese Manager (uncredited)
Crew
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Edwin H. Knopf

Director
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Frederick Lonsdale

Writer
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Leonard Spigelgass

Writer
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Karl Tunberg

Writer
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The Law and the Lady

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6/3/2014

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