Shakedown (1936 film)

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Directed by David Selman
Screenplay by Grace Neville
Story by Barry Shipman
Produced by Harry L. Decker
Starring Lew Ayres
Joan Perry
Thurston Hall
Cinematography Henry Freulich
Edited by Gene Milford
Release date
  • July 17, 1936 (1936-07-17)(US) [1]
Running time
57 minutes
CountryUnited States

Shakedown is a 1936 American crime drama film, directed by David Selman from a screenplay by Grace Neville based on a story by Barry Shipman. The film stars Lew Ayres, Joan Perry, and Thurston Hall, and was released on July 17, 1936. This was Perry's film debut.


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  1. "Shakedown: Detail View". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on September 10, 2017. Retrieved September 9, 2017.