An Act of Murder (1948)

A stern hard-liner judge commits euthanasia to save his terminally ill wife from further suffering. He decides to kill her by driving the both of them off a cliff. He succeeds in ending her pain, but unfortunately he survives and ends up turning himself in with a full confession. Now it is up to his brilliant lawyer to defend him.

Directing:
  • Michael Gordon

Writing:
  • Robert Thoeren
  • Ernst Lothar
  • Michael Blankfort

Stars:
Release Date: 1948-12-05
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  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 91
John McIntire
John McIntire
Judge Ogden
Stanley Ridges
Stanley Ridge...
Doctor Walter Morrison
Fredric March
Fredric March
Judge Calvin Cooke
Edmond O'Brien
Edmond O'Brie...
David Douglas
Florence Eldridge
Florence Eldr...
Catherine Cooke
Geraldine Brooks
Geraldine Bro...
Ellie Cooke
Will Wright
Will Wright
Judge Jim Wilder
Virginia Brissac
Virginia Bris...
Mrs. Russell
Clarence Muse
Clarence Muse
Mr. Pope
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