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Release Date: 1959

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary
Jo Morris (Rita Hayworth) and her lover, Larry Ellis (Gig Young), are on trial for murder. After Jo's husband, Mike, discovered the pair together one night, there was a struggle over a gun; it ended with Mike being fatally shot. Jo and Larry say it was an accident. But with a vitriolic prosecutor (Sanford Meisner) going for the jugular, the pair's only chance at winning their freedom is determined defense attorney Victor Santini (Anthony Franciosa).

Cast: Rita Hayworth, Anthony Franciosa, Gig Young, Mildred Dunnock, Hugh Griffith, Sanford Meisner, Robert Burton, Alfred Ryder

Director: Clifford Odets

Genres: Drama

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Escape, Death, Underdog, Rivalry, Suspenseful, Intense, Melodramatic, Passionate, Wife, Mystery, 1950s

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