Under Pressure (1935 film)

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Under Pressure
Directed by Raoul Walsh
Produced by Robert Kane
Screenplay by Borden Chase
Lester Cole
Noel Pierce
Based onstory by novel East River by Borden Chase and Edward Doherty [1]
Starring Edmund Lowe
Victor McLaglen
Florence Rice
Marjorie Rambeau
Charles Bickford
Sig Ruman
Cinematography Hal Mohr
L. William O'Connell
Edited by Robert Bischoff
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • February 1, 1935 (1935-02-01)
Running time
72 minutes
CountryUnited States

Under Pressure is a 1935 American drama film directed by Raoul Walsh, written by Borden Chase, Lester Cole and Noel Pierce, and starring Edmund Lowe, Victor McLaglen, Florence Rice, Marjorie Rambeau, Charles Bickford and Sig Ruman. It was released on February 1, 1935, by Fox Film Corporation. [2] [3] [4]


Borden Chase acted as technical adviser. The film was also known as East River and Man Lock. [5] [6]



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