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The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald (1977)

The bizarre story behind Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused of assassinating U.S. President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963, and what might have happened had he been brought to trial.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Gazzara ... Anson 'Kip' Roberts
Lorne Greene ... Matthew Arnold Watson
Frances Lee McCain ... Jan Holder
Lawrence Pressman ... Paul Ewbank
Charles Robinson ... Melvin Johnson
George Wyner ... Ed Blandings
Mo Malone Mo Malone ... Marina Oswald
John Pleshette ... Lee Harvey Oswald
Annabelle Weenick ... Oswald's Mother
William Jordan William Jordan ... James Kleist
Charles Cyphers ... Michael Brandon
Marisa Pavan ... Evita Alesio
Jack Collins ... Judge Claymore
Ed Abry Ed Abry
Jeff Alexander Jeff Alexander
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The bizarre story behind Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused of assassinating U.S. President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963, and what might have happened had he been brought to trial.

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"What would have happened if the world's most infamous assassin had not been murdered?" See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El juicio de Lee Harvey Oswald See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Charles Fries Productions See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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'Party-line' tale of what might have happened if...
6 November 1998 | by buxSee 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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