Not Rated | | Drama, War
In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes.
A stage adaptation, also written by Abby Mann, was produced on Broadway many years later. It starred Maximilian Schell in a different role, this time as Ernst Janning, the role played by Burt Lancaster in the film. The play opened at the Longacre Theatre in New York on March 26, 2001 and ran for 56 performances.
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...
None of the American officers have shoulder patches on their coats. As a minimum, they all should be wearing the insignia of their current organization on their left sleeve. In addition, officers with World War II service should have the patch of their previous unit on their right sleeve.
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