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  • Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  • Not Rated
    161 min | Drama, Mystery
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
Not Rated
161 min | Drama, Mystery

An upstate Michigan lawyer defends a soldier who claims he killed an innkeeper due to temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?
Writers
Wendell Mayes (screenplay) | John D. Voelker (based on the novel by) (as Robert Traver)
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Release date
Jun 29, 1959 (United States)

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29 cast members
Name Known for
James Stewart
Paul Biegler Paul Biegler   See fewer
Lee Remick
Laura Manion Laura Manion   See fewer
Ben Gazzara
Lt. Frederick Manion Lt. Frederick Manion   See fewer
Arthur O'Connell
Parnell Emmett McCarthy Parnell Emmett McCarthy   See fewer
Eve Arden
Maida Rutledge Maida Rutledge   See fewer
Kathryn Grant
Mary Pilant Mary Pilant   See fewer
George C. Scott
Claude Dancer Claude Dancer   See fewer
Orson Bean
Dr. Matthew Smith Dr. Matthew Smith   See fewer
Russ Brown
George Lemon George Lemon   See fewer
Murray Hamilton
Alphonse Paquette Alphonse Paquette   See fewer
Brooks West
Dist. Atty. Mitch Lodwick Dist. Atty. Mitch Lodwick   See fewer
Ken Lynch
Det. Sgt. James Durgo Det. Sgt. James Durgo   See fewer
John Qualen
Deputy Sheriff Sulo Deputy Sheriff Sulo   See fewer
Howard McNear
Dr. Dompierre Dr. Dompierre   See fewer
Alexander Campbell
Dr. W. Gregory Harcourt Dr. W. Gregory Harcourt   See fewer
Ned Wever
Dr. Raschid Dr. Raschid   See fewer
Jimmy Conlin
Clarence Madigan Clarence Madigan   See fewer
Royal Beal
Sheriff Battisfore Sheriff Battisfore   See fewer
Joseph Kearns
Lloyd Burke Lloyd Burke   See fewer
Don Ross
Duane 'Duke' Miller Duane 'Duke' Miller   See fewer
Lloyd Le Vasseur
Court Clerk Court Clerk   See fewer
James Waters
Army Sergeant 1st Class Army Sergeant 1st Class   See fewer
Joseph N. Welch
Judge Weaver Judge Weaver   See fewer
Danny the Dog
Muff (uncredited) Muff (uncredited)   See fewer
Duke Ellington
Pie Eye (uncredited) Pie Eye (uncredited)   See fewer
Irv Kupcinet
Distinguished Gentleman (uncredited) Distinguished Gentleman (uncredited)   See fewer
Lawrence K. Paquin
Jury Foreman (uncredited) Jury Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
Chuck Ramsay
Orderly (uncredited) Orderly (uncredited)   See fewer
Mrs. Joseph Welch
Juror (uncredited) Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
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