The Defenders (1961–1965)
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The Best Defense 

As a favor to an old friend, a disbarred alcoholic attorney trying to get a new start, Lawrence agrees, after some hesitancy, to defend his client---a racketeer charged with the murder of a rival.

Director:

Paul Stanley

Writers:

Ernest Kinoy, Reginald Rose (created by)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
E.G. Marshall ... Lawrence Preston
Robert Reed ... Kenneth Preston
Martin Balsam ... Floyd Harker
Edward Andrews ... Warren Sperling
Stefan Gierasch ... Michael Dolan
Robert Gerringer ... D.A. Louis Fontana
Polly Rowles ... Helen Donaldson
Mort Marshall Mort Marshall ... Max Pincik
Lou Gilbert Lou Gilbert ... Anthony Cecco
Walter Greaza Walter Greaza ... Judge
Arnold Soboloff Arnold Soboloff ... Ionone
Don Fellows ... Doctor
Terry Carter ... Detective #1
Dolph Sweet ... Detective #3
Arny Freeman Arny Freeman ... Barber
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As a favor to an old friend, a disbarred alcoholic attorney trying to get a new start, Lawrence agrees, after some hesitancy, to defend his client---a racketeer charged with the murder of a rival.

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Genres:

Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

30 December 1961 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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