"The Attack" is an episode of The Defenders starring E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed, and Richard Kiley. The Prestons defend a policeman who killed the teenage boy that attacked his five-year-old daughter. The officer stubbornly insists he had a right to do it and most of his neighbors agree with him.

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... Lawrence Preston
... Kenneth Preston
... George Helber
... Fran Helber
... Mrs. Crile
... District Attorney
... Mr. Heinmiller
... Helen Donaldson
... Arnold McCabe
Leslie Litomy ... Dr. Vestigi (as Leslie Litumy)
John Boruff ... Judge
John Marriott ... Lieutenant Hardiman
... Lauire Helber (as Rachel Benoff)
David Kerman ... Jury Foreman
Lester Lawrence ... The Clerk (as Lester Laurence)
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The Prestons defend a policeman who killed the teenage boy that attacked his five-year-old daughter. The officer stubbornly insists he had a right to do it and most of his neighbors agree with him.

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9 December 1961 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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