I'd Give My Life (1936)
I'd Give My Life
Mystery / Thriller
Directed by Edwin L. Marin
Sir Guy Standing as Governor John Bancroft
Frances Drake as Mary Reyburn
Tom Brown Nickie Elkins
Janet Beecher as Stella Bancroft, Governor's wife
Robert Glecker as Buck Gordon
Helen Lowell as Mrs. Bancroft Sr.
Paul Hurst as Conly
Charles C. Wilson as the Warden
Charles Richman as Attorney Bill Chase
Gangster Buck Gordon hopes his son Nick will follow in his criminal footsteps, but his efforts are foiled by his ex-wife, who has married Governor Bancroft (Sir Guy Standing). Furious, Buck blackmails his ex-wife, threatening to expose her shady past to her new husband. Nick comes to his mother's aid by shooting and killing his father, but refuses to give a motive, even when he is sentenced to hang for the crime. Based on the play, "The Noose."