Anatomy of a Murder is a 1959 American courtroom crime drama film. It was directed by Otto Preminger and adapted by Wendell Mayes from the best-selling novel of the same name written by Michigan Supreme Court Justice John D. Voelker under the pen name Robert Traver. Voelker based the novel on a 1952 murder case in which he was the defense attorney. The film stars James Stewart, George C. Scott, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell, Eve Arden, Kathryn Grant, Brooks West , Orson Bean, and Murray Hamilton. The judge was played by Joseph N. Welch, a real-life lawyer famous for berating...
|Release date:||July 1, 1959|
|Directed by:||Otto Preminger|
|Editor:||Louis R. Loeffler|
|Music by:||Duke Ellington|
|Screenplay by:||Wendell Mayes|
|Adapted from:||Anatomy of a murder|