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Gideon's Trumpet (1980)

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TV Movie | 104 min | Biography, Drama, History

The story of Clarence Earl Gideon and his fight for the right to have publicly funded legal counsel for the needy.
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Robert L. Collins (as Robert Collins)
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Donald H. Birnkrant (as Don H. Birnkrant)
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Updated Apr 30, 1980

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Apr 30, 1980 (United States)

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Henry Fonda
Clarence Earl Gideon Clarence Earl Gideon   See fewer
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José Ferrer
Abe Fortas Abe Fortas   See fewer
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John Houseman
Chief Justice / Offscreen Narrator Chief Justice / Offscreen Narrator   See fewer
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Fay Wray
Edna Curtis Edna Curtis   See fewer
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Sam Jaffe
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Dean Jagger
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William Prince
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Lane Smith
Fred Turner Fred Turner   See fewer
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Richard McKenzie
Judge Robert McCrary Judge Robert McCrary   See fewer
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Dolph Sweet
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Ford Rainey
2nd Supreme Court Justice 2nd Supreme Court Justice   See fewer
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David Sheiner
Abe Krash Abe Krash   See fewer
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Les Lannom
Bobby Earle Bobby Earle   See fewer
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Malcolm Groome
John Ely John Ely   See fewer
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Allan Rich
Tobias Simon Tobias Simon   See fewer
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Richard Lineback
Lester Wade Lester Wade   See fewer
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David Clennon
James Fitzpatrick James Fitzpatrick   See fewer
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Clifford A. Pellow
Justin Pike Justin Pike   See fewer
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Jerry Hardin
Sheriff Mel Cobb Sheriff Mel Cobb   See fewer
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Fredric Cook
Leo Stafford Leo Stafford   See fewer
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Steven Peterman
Arthur Vitale Arthur Vitale   See fewer
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Jon Locke
Supervisor Supervisor   See fewer
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Gary Grubbs
Deputy Hamilton Deputy Hamilton   See fewer
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Seamon Glass
Prison Guard Prison Guard   See fewer
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Gwen Van Dam
Mrs. Lawrence Mrs. Lawrence   See fewer
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James Brodhead
Court Crier Court Crier   See fewer
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Edmund H. North
Supreme Court Justice Supreme Court Justice   See fewer
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Emmet Lavery
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Liam O'Brien
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Don Draper
Bailiff Bailiff   See fewer
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Anthony Lewis
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Herbert Benkman
8th Justice (uncredited) 8th Justice (uncredited)   See fewer
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Luther Fear
Convict with Gideon (uncredited) Convict with Gideon (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 878 votes