|Law and Order|
|Directed by||Ray Taylor|
|Written by||Sherman L. Lowe|
|Based on||Saint Johnson by W. R. Burnett|
|Produced by||Joseph Gershenson|
|Starring||Johnny Mack Brown |
|Edited by||Edward Curtiss|
|Music by||Hans J. Salter|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
|November 28, 1940|
Law and Order is a 1940 American western film directed by Ray Taylor and starring Johnny Mack Brown, Nell O'Day and James Craig. It was produced as a second feature by Universal Pictures. Shooting took place at Universal Studios and the Iverson Ranch.The film's sets were designed by the art director Jack Otterson.
Bill Ralston arrives in town planning to settle down but quickly gets caught up in the fight between the townspeople and Poe Daggett and his gang. He takes the job of town Marshal and soon brings law and order. When Daggetts men ambush him he kills Poe's brother. Poe then kills Bill's friend Brant and this leads to the showdown.