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Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

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James Stewart James Stewart
Paul Biegler
Lee Remick Lee Remick
Laura Manion
Ben Gazzara Ben Gazzara
Lt. Frederick Manion
Arthur O Arthur O'Connell
Parnell Emmett McCarthy
Eve Arden Eve Arden
Maida Rutledge
Kathryn Grant Kathryn Grant
Mary Pilant
George C. Scott George C. Scott
Claude Dancer
Orson Bean Orson Bean
Dr. Matthew Smith


Written by
Wendell Mayes Wendell Mayes
(screenplay)
John D. Voelker John D. Voelker


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5 years, 1 month ago at Mar 31 2:20
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After those Saul Bass anthology credits, the false peace of justice being made in the province, ambiguity, doubts, open ending,but more love of truth than hipocresy. Dueke Ellington as bonus track, cant ask for more

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7 years, 2 months ago at Mar 18 20:29
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I'm not one for older movie but I caught this one late last night, and noticed a resemblance to A Time To Kill(One of my favorite movies). That and I like Jimmy Stewart I felt I had to watch it. This is one of Jimmy Stewart's best performances. He plays Paul Beigler, a small-town lawyer who defends a man on a charge that he murdered a man whom his wife accused of having raped her. Stewart leaves h... read more

A great classic

7 years, 2 months ago at Mar 28 11:53
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Since I kept hearing good things about this flick, I was really eager to check it out and, eventually, I wasn’t disappointed, that’s for sure. Indeed, what an entertaining movie! Basically, it is actually a really simple story but it was still completely spellbinding and I thought it was pretty awesome to behold. In my opinion, this movie is pretty much the proof that you can make a movie wi... read more
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Laura Manion returns home to tell her husband she's been raped. Lt. Manion kills the rapist and then claims crime of passion as a defense. At least that's his story. Paul Biegler agrees to defend him and must unravel a case in which the motivations of the murderer, his wife, and the victim are all in question.
Release date: 1 September 1959
UPC: 043396070196
Tags: Drama (10), 1950s (10), Courtroom (9), Trial (8), Rape (7), Murder (7), Crime (6), 1959 (6), Soldier (5), Bar (5), Judge (4), Lawyer (4), Michigan (4), Pinball (4), Panties (4), Beer (3), Girdle (3), Court (3), Usa (3), Ontario (3)
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