Shadow of the Law (1926 film)

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Shadow of the Law
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Directed by Wallace Worsley
Screenplay by Leah Baird
Grover Jones
Based onTwo Gates
by Harry Chapman Ford
Produced byLeah Baird
Arthur F. Beck
Starring Clara Bow
Forrest Stanley
Cinematography Ray June
Distributed by Associated Exhibitors
Release date
  • January 24, 1926 (1926-01-24)(United States)
Running time
50 mins.
CountryUnited States
LanguagesSilent
English intertitles

Shadow of the Law is a 1926 American silent crime drama starring Clara Bow as a woman sent to prison for a crime she didn't commit. Directed by Wallace Worsley, the screenplay was written by Leah Baird and Grover Jones and was based on the novel Two Gates, by Harry Chapman Ford. [1] Shadow of the Law is now regarded as lost.

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  1. Parrish, James Robert (1972). The Paramount Pretties . Arlington House. p.  83. ISBN   0-870-00180-9.