Slightly Honorable
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Directed byTay Garnett
Charles Kerr (assistant)
Written byKen Englund (screenplay)
John Hunter Lay (screenplay)
F.G. Presnell (novel "Send Another Coffin")
Robert Tallman (screenplay)
Produced byWalter Wanger
Tay Garnett
StarringSee below
CinematographyMerritt B. Gerstad
Edited byOtho Lovering
Dorothy Spencer
Music byWerner Janssen
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • 22 December 1939 (1939-12-22)
Running time
85 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$386,116[1]

Slightly Honorable is a 1939 American film directed by Tay Garnett. The film was based on the 1939 novel Send Another Coffin by F.G. Presnell.



The film recorded a loss of $107,709.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Matthew Bernstein, Walter Wagner: Hollywood Independent, Minnesota Press, 2000 p440