Counsellor at Law
Counsellor at Law (1933)

Adapted from the play by Elmer Rice, this film is the story of a successful Jewish lawyer George Simon. Simon's wife and children look down upon him because of his humble upbringings, while his mother reprimands him for turning his back… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 25, 1933
DVD Release Date: February 25, 2003
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Fernando F. Croce

A swift, captivating record of '30s theatrical tropes

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This comedy-drama is one of the best lawyer films made during any time period.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Wyler really started showing his skills with this outstanding film featuring a top-notch performance by John Barrymore.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Ótimo estudo de personagem que traz John Barrymore numa fascinante atuação repleta de energia e o diretor William Wyler seguro em uma produção intimista.

Louis Proyect

Pre-Production Code leftist jewel

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Jeremy Heilman

Stupendously entertaining... As a specific, direct adaptation of a better than average play, it could scarcely be more efficient.

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