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Guilty or Innocent: The Sam Sheppard Murder Case (1975)

The story of Dr. Sam Sheppard, an Ohio doctor convicted of murdering his wife, despite his vehement denials of the crime.

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Dr. Samuel Sheppard
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Attorney Philip J. Madden
Walter McGinn ...
F. Lee Bailey
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Walt Adamson
Nina van Pallandt ...
Ilse Brandt (as Nina Van Pallandt)
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Procesutor Simons
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Fred Stoner
John Carter ...
Jack
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Medical Examiner
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Marilyn Sheppard
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Dr. Richard Sheppard, Sr.
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Detective Moore
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Supreme Court Justice
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Judge Edwards
James Whitmore III ...
Jerry Wyman
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The story of Dr. Sam Sheppard, an Ohio doctor convicted of murdering his wife, despite his vehement denials of the crime.

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Some of the best acting I've seen in a made for tv movie
7 August 1999 | by (Illinois, USA) – See all my reviews

Guilty or Innocent: The Sam Sheppard Murder Case, was a good made for tv movie. It displayed a lot of situations, in the courtroom, jail, family, and media. Through it all George Peppard shows great acting ability portraying Sam Sheppard's emotions perfectly. Guilty or Innocent is educational and entertaining in many ways, especially the courtroom and jail scenes.


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