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The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald (1977)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  30 September 1977 (USA)
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The bizarre story behind the man accused of assassinating John F. Kennedy and what might have happened had he been brought to trial.

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Anson 'Kip' Roberts
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Ed Abry
Jeff Alexander
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'Party-line' tale of what might have happened if...
6 November 1998 | by (Tecumseh ok) – See all my reviews

This picture has only one thing going for it: Pleshette. The portrayal of Oswald here is the only item worthy of mention. Made for TV, on the threshold of the publishing of the House Select Committee on Assassination's Report, this is yet another apology for the Warren Commission. As with Gerald Posner's book "Case Closed" there was by necessity a myriad of omissions and errors committed to make this story believable. The subject is better covered in Walt Brown's novel "The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald." As a piece of fiction, this movie moves at a good pace and the acting is fine, as fact, it is only for those that have a yearning to buy the Brooklyn Bridge, or occasionally peer out the window searching for flying pigs.


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