SummaryA small-town Michigan lawyer takes on a difficult case: that of a young Army lieutenant accused of murdering the local tavern owner who he believes raped his wife.
|Series||Criterion collection ; 600.|
Rape -- Drama.
Trials (Murder) -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [New York] :Criterion Collection,2012
|Other Titles|| Anatomy of a murder.
Stewart, James, 1908-1997.
Gazzara, Ben, 1930-2012.
O'Connell, Arthur, 1908-1981.
Arden, Eve, 1908-1990.
Crosby, Kathryn, 1933-
Scott, George C., 1927-1999.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
Traver, Robert, 1903-1991. Anatomy of a murder.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell, Eve Arden, Kathryn Grant, George C. Scott.
Director of photography, Sam Leavitt ; editor, Louis R. Loeffler ; music, Duke Ellington.
In English; with optional English subtitles for the dead and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title from container.
Based on the book by Robert Traver.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959.
Accompanying material may include booklet (28 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.) comprises an essay by critic Nick Pinkerton, a 1959 Life magazine article on real-life lawyer Joseph N. Welch, and program notes.
Special features: Trailer featuring on-set footage; new interview with Otto Preminger biographer Foster Hirsch; interview with critic Gary Giddins about Duke Ellington's score; a look at the relationship between graphic designer Saul Bass and Preminger with Bass biographer Pat Kirkham; newsreel footage from the set; excerpts from a 1967 episode of Firing Line, featuring Preminger in discussion with William F. Buckley, Jr.; excerpts from the work in progress, Anatomy of "Anatomy"; behind-the-scenes photographs by Life magazine's Gjon Mili.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1; enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs) presentation, Dolby digital mono. and 5.1 surround.
2 videodiscs (161 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.