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Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys (1976)

TV Movie | 100 min | Drama

In 1930s Alabama, nine young black men are accused of raping two white women. The judge in the case, unlike the rest of the town, comes to believe that the boys are innocent, and against all advice from his friends and family, sets them ...See moreIn 1930s Alabama, nine young black men are accused of raping two white women. The judge in the case, unlike the rest of the town, comes to believe that the boys are innocent, and against all advice from his friends and family, sets them free, which turns the entire community against him. Written by Anonymous See less
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Dan T. Carter (book "Scottsboro - A Tragedy of the American South") | John McGreevey
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Apr 22, 1976 (United States)

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Arthur Hill
Judge James Edwin Horton Judge James Edwin Horton   See fewer
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Ellen Barber
Victoria Price Victoria Price   See fewer
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Paul Benjamin
Ramsey Ramsey   See fewer
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Larry Butts
Leroy Wright Leroy Wright   See fewer
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Rony Clanton
Andy Wright Andy Wright   See fewer
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James L. Day
Clarence Norris Clarence Norris   See fewer
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Robert Fields
Joe Brodsky Joe Brodsky   See fewer
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David Harris
Haywood Patterson Haywood Patterson   See fewer
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Anthony Heald
Lawyer Crony Lawyer Crony   See fewer
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Ken Kercheval
District Attorney Tom Knight District Attorney Tom Knight   See fewer
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Susan Lederer
Ruby Bates Ruby Bates   See fewer
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Tom Ligon
Lester Carter Lester Carter   See fewer
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Vera Miles
Mrs. Horton Mrs. Horton   See fewer
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Barry Snider
Captain Burleson Captain Burleson   See fewer
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Lewis J. Stadlen
Sam Liebowitz Sam Liebowitz   See fewer
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Wallace Thompson
Willie Roberson Willie Roberson   See fewer
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Bruce Watson
Orville Gilley Orville Gilley   See fewer
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Gene Witham
Townsperson Townsperson   See fewer
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Gregory Wyatt
Olen Montgomery Olen Montgomery   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 61 votes