Not Rated | | Drama, War
The third of three films in a row where Stanley Kramer cast the biggest former MGM musical stars in unexpected dramatic roles: Judy Garland in this film, following Fred Astaire in On the Beach (1959), and Gene Kelly in Inherit the Wind (1960).
Judge Dan Haywood:
Herr Janning, you may proceed.
Ernst Janning: I wish to testify about the Feldenstein case because it was the most significant trial of the period. It is important not only for the tribunal to understand it, but for the whole German people. But in order to ...
Hans Rolfe: Your...
At the night club, when the reporter Max Perkins tells Judge Haywood that he couldn't give a story away on the trials because the American people aren't interested, Haywood remarks, "But the war's only been over for two years," to which Perkins replies, "That's right." The film's opening title card says "Nuremberg 1948" - three years after the end of World War II. The actual Judges Trial, upon which this film is based, was held in 1947. It is likely that the title card is incorrect.
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