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Gideon's Trumpet

Gideon's Trumpet(1980)

Also Known As: Hallmark Hall of Fame (04/30/80) |

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In one of his final television roles, Henry Fonda stars as the semi-literate Florida drifter whose court case--being denied counsel at a breaking-and-entering trial because of his inability to afford a lawyer--drastically changed the course of American legal history. His performance won him an Emmy

Cast & Crew

Robert Collins Director
Henry Fonda Clarence Earl Gideon
Jose Ferrer Abe Fortas
John Houseman Chief Justice
Fay Wray Edna Curtis
Ford Rainey 2nd Justice
Edmund H. North 3rd Justice
Liam O'Brien 4th Justice
William Prince 5th Justice
Dean Jagger 6th Justice
Emmet Lavery 7th Justice
Herb Benkman 8th Justice
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Release Date:  1980 Production Date: 
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Sound:  Production Co:  .....Production Company, Worldvision Enterprises Inc .....Production Company, CBS Entertainment .....Network
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  • What a great movie!

    C Seymour 2006-11-30

    I teach Civics and many times it's hard for Freshmen to understand the complexities of the appeals process. This movie is the best one I've... MORE>