Not Rated | | Drama, War
In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes.
Judy Garland persuaded Maximilian Schell to be more hostile towards her during the cross-examination scene. Afterward, she sent him flowers and a little note that said "Thank you for being so mean to me."
Judge Dan Haywood:
Janning, to be sure, is a tragic figure. We believe he *loathed* the evil he did. But compassion for the present torture of his soul must not beget forgetfulness of the torture and death of millions by the government of which he was a part. ...
The northwest corner of the concentration camp map, around Belgium and the Netherlands, shows about three extra countries.
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