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An Act of Murder

An Act of Murder(1948)

Also Known As: I Stand Accused | Live Today for Tomorrow | The Case Against Calvin Cooke | The Judge's Wife |

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Brief Synopsis

When a judge learns his wife has terminal brain cancer, he begins to consider mercy-killing.

Cast & Crew

Michael Gordon Director
Fredric March Judge Calvin Cooke
Edmond O'Brien David Douglas
Florence Eldridge Catherine Cooke
Geraldine Brooks Ellie Cooke
Stanley Ridges Dr. Walter Morrison
John McIntire Judge Ogden
Frederic Tozère Charles Dayton
Will Wright Judge Jim Wilder
Virginia Brissac Mrs. Russell
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1948 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Sound:  Production Co:  Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  91 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Husband and Wife Team Up

    Delving Eye 2014-08-28

    Frederic March and Florence Eldridge, who play a husband and wife in this film, were husband and wife in real life, too. They often acted together onstage,... MORE>

  • Act of Murder--A Classic Movie

    Jack 2014-08-27

    I thoroughly enjoyed the movie and the plot and character development are fully developed, unlike current movies. Mr. March was perfect as the judge and... MORE>

  • act of murder

    philip 2010-07-27

    Fantastic cast - brilliant acting & compelling storyline. I highly recommend it! MORE>