Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Feature Film
Director: Otto Preminger
Writers: Wendell Mayes, Robert Traver
Cinematographer: Sam Leavitt
Composer: Duke Ellington
Cast: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell, Eve Arden, Kathryn Grant, George C. Scott

With Leavitt’s photography and Ellington’s score being every bit as sexy as the provocative turn from Cinema’s Sexiest Actress Lee Remick, Preminger’s languorously paced court-room drama, following a murder case from initial arrest to final verdict, is not only brilliantly made and thought provokingly manipulative, but also exceedingly entertaining. Iain.Stott