This movie was based on Quintin Reynolds' lawsuit against Westbrook Pegler. Pegler was a character assassin of the first order. Pegler claimed that Reynolds was a Communist and a coward. ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Jarrott

Writers:

Henry Denker (play), Henry Denker (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
John Beal ... Coles
Lloyd Bridges ... Dennis Corcoran
Marc Connelly ... Judge
Angie Dickinson ... Anita Corcoran
José Ferrer ... Boyd Bendix
Hugh Franklin Hugh Franklin
George Grizzard ... Alston
Van Heflin ... Robert Sloane
Christopher Lofton Christopher Lofton ... David (as Christopher Wines)
E.G. Marshall ... Paul Cleary
Rosemary Murphy ... Claire
Anthony Quayle ... Colonel Douglas
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Storyline

This movie was based on Quintin Reynolds' lawsuit against Westbrook Pegler. Pegler was a character assassin of the first order. Pegler claimed that Reynolds was a Communist and a coward. Reynolds defended himself, sued, and won big. Reynolds was exonerated and continued writing. Pegler, like most other people like him, eventually imploded. Written by W. Giegerich null

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 February 1968 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Van Heflin re-created his Broadway role in this production. See more »

Connections

Version of A Case of Libel (1983) See more »

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