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The Story on Page One (1959)

The Story on Page One


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Release Date: Dec 1, 1959 Wide


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An adulterous couple is on trial for the murder of the woman's husband. Jo (Rita Hayworth) and Larry (Gig Young) hire the boozy lawyer Victor Santini (Anthony Franciosa) to defend them. Santini must prove their innocence against a moralistic and dubious jury. James Wong Howe handles the black and white photography in this story written and directed by Cifford Odets.

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Clifford Odets
In Theaters:
Twentieth Century Fox


as Josephine Brown / Jo...

as Victor Santini

as Larry Ellis

as Mrs. Ellis

as Judge Nielsen

as Phil Stanley

as Lt. Mike Morris

as Mrs. Brown

as Judge Carey

as Morrie Goetz

as Francis Morris

as Lauber

as Eddie Ritter

as Dr. Kemper

as Calvin Lewis

as Court Clerk

as Gallagher

as Lt. Morris

as Jury Foreman

as Miss Monroe

as Court Stenographer

as Quiet Man at Bar

as Bartender

as Police Matron

as Capt. Kelly
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Full Review… | December 6, 2005
New York Times
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An above par courtroom drama.

Full Review… | September 11, 2003
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