Anatomy of a Murder Solarmovie

Anatomy of a Murder (1959)


Semi-retired Michigan lawyer Paul Biegler takes the case of Army Lt. Manion, who murdered a local innkeeper after his wife claimed that he raped her. Over the course of an extensive trial, Biegler parries with District Attorney Lodwick and out-of-town prosecutor Claude Dancer to set his client free, but his case rests on the victim's mysterious business partner, who's hiding a dark secret.

Anatomy of a Murder Solarmovie
Solarmovie Score: 7.9/10 from 471 votes
Release Date: 1959-07-01
Status: Released
Run time: 160 min / 2:40
Production Studio : Columbia Pictures
Production Country: United States of America


James Stewart
as Paul Biegler
Lee Remick
as Laura Manion
Ben Gazzara
as Lt. Frederick Manion
Arthur O'Connell
as Parnell Emmett McCarthy
Eve Arden
as Maida Rutledge
Kathryn Grant
as Mary Pilant
George C. Scott
as Claude Dancer
Orson Bean
as Dr. Matthew Smith
Russ Brown
as George Lemon
Murray Hamilton
as Alphonse Paquette
Brooks West
as Dist. Atty. Mitch Lodwick
Ken Lynch
as Det. Sgt. James Durgo
John Qualen
as Deputy Sheriff Sulo
Howard McNear
as Dr. Dompierre
Alexander Campbell
as Dr. W. Gregory Harcourt
Ned Wever
as Dr. Raschid
Jimmy Conlin
as Clarence Madigan
Royal Beal
as Sheriff Battisfore
Joseph Kearns
as Lloyd Burke
Don Ross
as Duane 'Duke' Miller
Lloyd Le Vasseur
as Court Clerk
James Waters
as Army Sergeant 1st Class
Joseph N. Welch
as Judge Weaver
Duke Ellington
as Pie Eye (uncredited)
Irv Kupcinet
as Distinguished Gentleman (uncredited)
Chuck Ramsay
as Orderly (uncredited)
Mrs. Joseph Welch
as Juror (uncredited)


Directing Otto Preminger Director
Production Otto Preminger Producer
Sound Duke Ellington Original Music Composer
Camera Sam Leavitt Director of Photography
Editing Louis R. Loeffler Editor
Art Boris Leven Production Design
Sound Richard Carruth Sound Designer
Sound Richard Carruth Music Editor
Sound Jack Solomon Sound Designer
Sound Jack Solomon Sound
Camera Irving Rosenberg Camera Operator
Lighting James Almond Lighting Technician
Writing Wendell Mayes Screenplay
Art Max Slater Production Design
Production Max Slater Producer's Assistant
Writing John D. Voelker Novel
Crew John D. Voelker Technical Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Harry Ray Makeup Artist
Directing Hal W. Polaire Assistant Director
Directing Ray Taylor Jr. Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Del Armstrong Makeup Artist
Art Howard Bristol Set Dresser
Art Saul Bass Title Designer
Editing John Loeffler Assistant Editor
Costume & Make-Up Myrl Stoltz Hairdresser
Production Henry Weinberger Production Manager
Directing David Silver Assistant Director
Camera Gjon Mili Still Photographer
Editing Michael Vittes Assistant Editor
Directing Kathleen Fagan Script Supervisor
Crew Irving W. Sindler Property Master
Sound Don Hall Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Hope Bryce Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Hope Bryce Costume Coordinator
Camera Al St. Hilaire Still Photographer
Costume & Make-Up Norman Pringle Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Paula Giokaris Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Vou Lee Giokaris Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Vou Lee Giokaris Wardrobe Master
Camera Leo McCreary Key Grip
Costume & Make-Up Michael Harte Wardrobe Master