The Leavenworth Case (film)

The Leavenworth Case is a 1936 American mystery film directed by Lewis D. Collins and written by Albert DeMond and Sidney Sutherland. It is based on the 1878 novel The Leavenworth Case by Anna Katharine Green. The film stars Donald Cook, Jean Rouverol, Norman Foster, Erin O'Brien-Moore, Maude Eburne and Warren Hymer. The film was released on January 20, 1936, by Republic Pictures.[1][2][3]

The Leavenworth Case
Theatrical release poster
Directed byLewis D. Collins
Screenplay byAlbert DeMond
Sidney Sutherland
Based onThe Leavenworth Case
by Anna Katharine Green
StarringDonald Cook
Jean Rouverol
Norman Foster
Erin O'Brien-Moore
Maude Eburne
Warren Hymer
CinematographyJack A. Marta
Ernest Miller
Edited byDan Milner
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • January 20, 1936 (1936-01-20)
Running time
66 minutes
CountryUnited States




On November 26, 1935 it was reported Arthur Lubin was directing the film.[4]


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  2. Hans J. Wollstein. "The Leavenworth Case (1936) - Lewis D. Collins". AllMovie. Retrieved 2018-07-08.
  3. "The Leavenworth Case". Retrieved 2015-10-27.
  4. "Studio Placements". Variety. 27 November 1935. p. 27.

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