My Son Is Guilty

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My Son Is Guilty
Directed by Charles Barton
Written by Harold Shumate
Joseph Carole
Story by Karl Brown
Produced by Jack Fier
Starring Bruce Cabot
Jacqueline Wells
Harry Carey
Wynne Gibson
Cinematography Benjamin H. Kline
Edited by William Lyon
Music by Edward Bernds
Distributed by Columbia Pictures Corporation
Release date
  • December 28, 1939 (1939-12-28)
Running time
63 minutes
CountryUnited States

My Son Is Guilty is a 1939 American action adventure crime film directed by Charles Barton and produced by Jack Fier. It stars Bruce Cabot, Jacqueline Wells, Harry Carey and Wynne Gibson.



Tim Kerry (Harry Carey), a veteran cop in the district of Hell's Kitchen, welcomes his son Ritzy (Bruce Cabot) after spending two years in prison. Ritzy has good friends and his former wife Julia (Julie Bishop) is hopeful that it will go on the right track. But the head of the gang, Morelli (Wynne Gibson) knows that Ritzy has good talent for crime, and makes a great offer, very hard to refuse.


Bruce Cabot Ritzy Kerry
Julie Bishop Julia Allen
Glenn Ford Barney
Harry Carey Officer Tim Kerry
Edgar Buchanan Dan, Bartender
Wynne Gibson Claire Morelli
Bruce Bennett Lefty
Don Beddoe Duke Mason
Dick Curtis Monk

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