Anatomy of a Murder

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Director

Otto Preminger

Cast

James Stewart as Paul Biegler

Lee Remick as Laura Manion

Ben Gazzara as Lt. Frederick Manion

Arthur O’Connell as Parnell McCarthy

Eve Arden as Maida Rutledge

Kathryn Grant as Mary Pilant

George C. Scott as Claude Dancer

Orson Bean as Dr. Matthew Smith

Writers

Wendell Mayes (screenplay)

Robert Traver (novel)


Summary

Paul Biegler takes the case of Army Lt. Manion, who murdered a local innkeeper after his wife claimed that he raped her. Over the course of an extensive trial, Biegler parries with District Attorney Lodwick and an out-of-town prosecutor to set his client free.
Paul Biegler takes the case of Army Lt. Manion, who murdered a local innkeeper after his wife claimed that he raped her. Over the course of an extensive trial, Biegler parries with District Attorney Lodwick and an out-of-town prosecutor to set his client free.

Genre

Drama, Mystery

Released

July 2, 1959

Runtime

2hrs 41min

MPAA

Not Rated

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