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An Act of Murder (1948) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Michael Gordon and produced by Jerry Bresler.


March plays an unyielding judge with a dying wife who decides on suicide for himself and euthanasia for her. She is killed in his drive off a cliff but he survives and confesses to murder. O'Brien successfully defends him by establishing a mercy-killing defense.

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An Act Of Murder(1948).

By Dawn on May 29, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

An Act Of Murder(1948). Directed by Michael Gordon. Starring Fredric March, Edmond O'Brien, Will Wright. The story begins in the Pennsylvania court of Calvin Cooke, attorney David Douglas loses a murder trial. Unknown to Calvin, David, whom the judge dislikes because of his liberal ways of thinking... Read full article

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Doctor Walter Morrison: What is incurable today is curable next Wednesday.

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