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MPAA Rating: NR
Genre: Crime Drama
Director: Richard Fleischer

Sociopathic students Artie Straus and Judd Steiner murder a boy in a philosophical exercise to commit the flawless crime. Despite their precautions, one of them inadvertently left a key piece of evidence at the crime scene, and they have been arrested and put on trial. It's up to their nationally famous attorney to save these misguided souls from execution. The film is based on the infamous Leopold and Loeb case of 1924.

Cast :

  • Orson Welles
  • Jonathan Wilk
  • Dean Stockwell
  • Judd Steiner
  • Bradford Dillman
  • Arthur A. Straus
  • Diane Varsi
  • Ruth Evans
  • E.G. Marshall
  • District Attorney Harold Horn
  • Martin Milner
  • Sid Brooks
  • Richard Anderson
  • Max Steiner
  • Robert Simon
  • Police Lt. Johnson
Producers :
Richard D. Zanuck
Writers :

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