Trial (1955)



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Adapted by Don M. Mankiewicz from his own novel, Trial is a surprisingly timely story of how justice can sometimes be compromised by "special interests". It all begins when Mexican youth Angelo Chavez (Rafael Campos) is placed on trial for the murder of a white teenaged girl. Battling the lynch-mob mentality in and out of the courtroom is relatively inexperienced defense attorney David Blake (Glenn Ford). Believing that anything done on behalf of his client is for the common good, Blake approves … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics
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Written By: Don Mankiewicz, Don M. Mankiewicz
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as David Blake

as Abbe Nyle

as Bernard 'Barney' Cas...

as District Attorney Jo...

as Consuela Chavez

as Angel Chavez

as Judge Theodore Motle...

as A.S. `Fats' Sanders

as Washerwoman

as Cap Grant

as Gail Wiltse

as Sam Wiltse

as Dr. Schacter

as Jim Backett

as Canford

as County Clerk

as Assistant District A...

as Minister

as Butteridge

as Mrs. Webson

as Mrs. Ackerman

as Terry Bliss

as Ralph Castillo

as Lawyer No. 1

as Lawyer No. 2

as Checker

as Benedict

as Reporter

as Dr. Abraham Tenfold

as Lew Bardman

as Jury Foreman
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