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Anatomy of a Murder

Anatomy of a Murder(1959)

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Brief Synopsis

A small-town lawyer gets the case of a lifetime when a military man avenges an attack on his wife.

Cast & Crew

Otto Preminger Director
James Stewart Paul "Polly" Biegler
Lee Remick Laura Manion
Ben Gazzara Lt. Frederick Manion
Arthur O'Connell Parnell McCarthy
Eve Arden Maida Rutledge
Kathryn Grant Mary Pilant
George C Scott Claude Dancer
Orson Bean Dr. Matthew Smith
Russ Brown George Lemon
Murray Hamilton Alphonse Paquette
Brooks West Mitch Lodwick
Ken Lynch Sgt. James Durgo

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Detroit, MI: 1 Jul 1959; New York and Los Angeles openings: 2 Jul 1959
Release Date:  1959 Production Date:  EB; AFI; Paige
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Carlyle Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  160-161 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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