|Law of the Underworld|
|Directed by||Lew Landers|
|Screenplay by|| Bert Granet |
Edmund L. Hartmann
|Story by||John B. Hymer|
|Based on||Crime (play)|
by John B. Hymer
|Produced by||Robert Sisk|
|Starring|| Chester Morris |
|Edited by||Ted Cheesman|
|Music by|| Nathaniel Shilkret |
|Distributed by||RKO Pictures|
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