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Anatomy Of A Murder


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

 
 
 
Released: 1959
   
Genre: DRAMA
COURTROOM
CRIME
CONTROVERSIAL
   
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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