Alan Dershowitz a brilliant professor of law is hired by wealthy socialite Claus von Bulow to attempt to overturn his two convictions for attempted murder of his extremely wealthy wife. Based on a true story the film concentrates not on the trial like other legal thrillers, but on the preparatory work that Dershowitz and his students put in as they attempt to disprove the prosecution's case and achieve the Reversal of Fortune of the title. Written by
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The Case of Claus Von Bulow. An American Saga of Money and Mystery.
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In the opening shot flying over the estates in Newport, visitors are at some of the mansions. In 1983, some mansions, like The Breakers and Marble House, were open to the public. See more
I agree von Bülow is guilty, but then, that's the fun - that's the challenge.
Now THERE is a lawyer.
Hark, the Herald Angels Sing
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
, adapted by William H. Cummings
Lyrics by Charles Wesley
Performed by Jad Mager
and Sarah Fearon See more