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An Act of Murder (1948)

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91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A hard-line judge is tempted toward mercy-killing by his wife's terminal cancer.
Writers
Ernst Lothar (novel "The Mills of God") | Michael Blankfort (screenplay) | Robert Thoeren (screenplay)
Cinematographer
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 5, 1948

Release date
Dec 5, 1948 (United States)

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Fredric March
Judge Calvin Cooke Judge Calvin Cooke   See fewer
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Edmond O'Brien
David Douglas David Douglas   See fewer
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Florence Eldridge
Catherine Cooke Catherine Cooke   See fewer
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Geraldine Brooks
Ellie Cooke Ellie Cooke   See fewer
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Stanley Ridges
Doctor Walter Morrison Doctor Walter Morrison   See fewer
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John McIntire
Judge Ogden Judge Ogden   See fewer
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Frederic Tozere
Charles Dayton Charles Dayton   See fewer
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Will Wright
Judge Jim Wilder Judge Jim Wilder   See fewer
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Virginia Brissac
Mrs. Russell Mrs. Russell   See fewer
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Francis McDonald
Mr. Russell Mr. Russell   See fewer
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Don Beddoe
Pearson Pearson   See fewer
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Clarence Muse
Mr. Pope Mr. Pope   See fewer
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Charles Bedell
Barker (uncredited) Barker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maurice Brierre
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul E. Burns
Old Man with Dog (uncredited) Old Man with Dog (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joël Colin
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Combs
Young Man (uncredited) Young Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Conway
Novak (uncredited) Novak (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russ Conway
Wilson (uncredited) Wilson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Darien
Old Man Outside Courthouse (uncredited) Old Man Outside Courthouse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Watson Dawson
Postman (uncredited) Postman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter DeCardo
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Richard Dumas
Young Boy (uncredited) Young Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Earle
Dr. Standish (uncredited) Dr. Standish (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ella Ethridge
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olga Fabian
Mrs. Novak (uncredited) Mrs. Novak (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Fawcett
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Eddie Fetherston
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Ethyl May Halls
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Joy Hallward
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George Hamilton
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Harry Harvey
Dr. Boyd (uncredited) Dr. Boyd (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Hawley
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Harry Hayden
Mr. Hart (uncredited) Mr. Hart (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thomas E. Jackson
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Bob Jellison
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Denise Kay
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Ann Lawrence
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Walter Lawrence
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David Leonard
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Frank McFarland
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Don McGill
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Eda Reiss Merin
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Howard M. Mitchell
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Eddie Parker
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Ralph Peters
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Allan Ray
George Johnson (uncredited) George Johnson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Renie Riano
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Felice Richmond
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Beatrice Roberts
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Jack Rollens
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George Ryland
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Brook Shayne
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Carl Sklover
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Cy Stevens
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Ray Teal
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7 / 10 | 496 votes