Gideon's Trumpet

Gideon's Trumpet

DVD - 2007
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Dramatization of the true story of one man's fight for justice & how it changed the course of U.S. legal history, providing all those who cannot afford it with legal representation.
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2007]
Branch Call Number: DVD Drama / Gideo 3558
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 104 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm., in container +,1 insert


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Dec 02, 2015

An excellent movie about the court case that eventually caused defendants to be appointed attorneys no matter how destitute the they might be.

Vincent T Lombardo Mar 26, 2013

This is an excellent movie! The acting is superb, particularly Henry Fonda, Jose Ferrer, John Houseman, and Sam Jaffe. It is remarkably faithful to Anthony Lewis' outstanding book, and Lewis enters a cameo appearance at the very end. If you do not want to read the book, then see this movie!

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