Trial

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  • TV-PG
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1955
  • Running time: 105 min
Trial is a 1955 American film directed by Mark Robson based on the novel written by Don Mankiewicz. It stars Glenn Ford, Dorothy McGuire, Arthur Kennedy, and Juano Hernandez. It is about a Mexican boy accused of rape and murder; originally victimized... read more

Trial is a 1955 American film directed by Mark Robson based on the novel written by Don Mankiewicz. It stars Glenn Ford, Dorothy McGuire, Arthur Kennedy, and Juano Hernandez. It is about a Mexican boy accused of rape and murder; originally victimized by prejudiced accusers, he becomes a pawn of his communist defender, whose propaganda purposes would be best served by a verdict of guilty.

Original Release

10/07/1955

US Release

10/07/1955

Cast

Glenn Ford David Blake / David
Dorothy McGuire Abbe / Abbe Nyle
Arthur Kennedy Barney / Barney Castle
John Hodiak District Attorney Armstrong / District Attorney John J. Armstrong
Katy Jurado Mrs. Chavez / Consuela Chavez
Rafael Campos Angel Chavez
Juano Hernandez Judge Theodore Motley
Robert Middleton A.A. 'Fats' Sanders
John Hoyt Ralph Castillo
Paul Guilfoyle Cap Grant
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Mark Robson

Writers

Don Mankiewicz

Cast

Glenn Ford David Blake / David
Dorothy McGuire Abbe / Abbe Nyle
Arthur Kennedy Barney / Barney Castle
John Hodiak District Attorney Armstrong / District Attorney John J. Armstrong
Katy Jurado Mrs. Chavez / Consuela Chavez
Rafael Campos Angel Chavez
Juano Hernandez Judge Theodore Motley
Robert Middleton A.A. 'Fats' Sanders
John Hoyt Ralph Castillo
Paul Guilfoyle Cap Grant
Elisha Cook Jr. Finn / Finn (as Elisha Cook)
Whit Bissell Sam Wiltse
Richard Gaines Dr. Johannes Albert Schacter / Dr. Johannes Schacter
Barry Kelley Jim Brackett
Frank Ferguson Kiley
Eddie Baker Electrician
Frank Baker Man at Defense Fund Rally
Bobby Barber Defense Fund Worker
John Barton Courtroom Spectator
Brandon Beach Defense Fund Worker

Producers

Editors

Albert Akst

1956 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1956 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor Won
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