Juvenile Court (film)

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Juvenile Court
Theatrical release poster
Directed by D. Ross Lederman
Written by Michael L. Simmons
Robert E. Kent
Henry Taylor
Starring Paul Kelly
Cinematography Benjamin Kline
Edited by Byron Robinson
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
  • September 15, 1938 (1938-09-15)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States

Juvenile Court is a 1938 American crime film directed by D. Ross Lederman. [1]



Gary Franklin is a public defender and is frustrated that isn't able to save Dutch Adams from execution. He tried to blame the environment Adams grew up in as the reason for his criminal activity. Adams's sister, Marcia, tries to get the public funds to provide recreational places for impoverished neighborhood.


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  1. Hal Erickson (2014). "Juvenile Court". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times . Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on December 8, 2014. Retrieved November 30, 2014.