Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys (1976) - Rotten Tomatoes

Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys (1976)

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This made-for-TV movie chronicles the famous 1931 trial of nine young black drifters who were accused of gang-raping a white woman. After eight of the nine were sentenced to death by an all-white jury, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the decision and demanded that the case be retried.

Cast

Arthur Hill
as Judge James Edwin Horton
Lewis J. Stadlen
as Sam Liebowitz
Ken Kercheval
as DA Tom Knight
Robert Fields
as Joe Brodsky
Larry Butts
as Leroy Wright
Rony Clanton
as Andy Wright
Ellen Barber
as Victoria Price
David Harris
as Haywood Patterson
Susan Lederer
as Ruby Bates
Tom Ligon
as Lester Carter
Vera Miles
as Mrs. Horton
Barry Snider
as Capt. Burleson
Wallace Thompson
as Willie Roberson
Bruce Watson
as Orville Gilley
Gregory Wyatt
as Olen Montgomery
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