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Anatomy Of A Murder

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Tookey's Rating
6 /10
Average Rating
7.71 /10
James Stewart , Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara
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Directed by: Otto Preminger
Written by: Wendell Mayes

Released: 1959
Genre: DRAMA
Origin: US
Colour: BW
Length: 160

Small-town attorney (James Stewart, pictured) defends army lieutenant (Ben Gazzara) on trial for murder.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Big, bulky courtroom drama thought racy and controversial in its time. Though overlong, it's neatly plotted; and the splendid cast sustains audience interest. Duke Ellington contributes a memorable score.

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