The Case Against Mrs. Ames

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The Case Against Mrs. Ames
Case Against Mrs Ames poster.jpg
theatrical release poster
Directed by William A. Seiter
Produced by Walter Wanger
Written by C. Graham Baker
Gene Towne
Based on novel by
Arthur Somers Roche
Starring Madeleine Carroll
George Brent
Music by Gerard Carbonara
Cinematography Lucien N. Andriot
Edited by Dorothy Spencer
Release date
  • May 8, 1936 (1936-05-08) (US)
Running time
85 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $334,971[1]
Box office $339,443[1]

The Case Against Mrs. Ames is a 1936 mystery-drama film written by C. Graham Baker and Gene Towne based on a serial of the same name by Arthur Somers Roche originally published in Collier's Weekly magazine in 1934, and then as a novel in 1936.[2] The film was directed by William A. Seiter and stars Madeleine Carroll and George Brent, and features Arthur Treacher, Alan Baxter, Beulah Bondi and Alan Mowbray.


Cast notes

  • The Case Against Mrs. Ames was Madeleine Carroll's American film debut.[2]


The Case Against Mrs. Ames recorded a loss of $38,869.[1]



  1. ^ a b c Matthew Bernstein, Walter Wagner: Hollywood Independent, Minnesota Press, 2000 p436
  2. ^ a b "Notes" on

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