Reasonable Doubt (1936 film)

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.

Reasonable Doubt
Directed byGeorge King
Produced byGabriel Pascal
Written byEwart Brookes
StarringJohn Stuart
Nancy Burne
CinematographyRonald Neame
Gabriel Pascal Productions
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

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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