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Clarence Darrow (VHS & DVD)
84 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1974 motion picture.

Based on "Clarence Darrow for the Defense" by Irving Stone.
Summary:
Henry Fonda's masterful picture of Darrow, using the man's own words, portrays Darrow as twentieth century America's foremost trial lawyer.
Credits:
Director, John Houseman; producers, Mike Merrick and Don Gregory.
Class Action (VHS & DVD)
110 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1991 motion picture.
Summary:
Two lawyers, father and daughter, face off against each other in a multimillion dollar lawsuit. The case concerns a potentially defective auto design that could involve corporate corruption and violations of legal ethics.
Credits:
Producers, Ted Field, Scott Kroopf and Robert W. Cort; director, Michael Apted; writers, Carolyn Shelby, Christipher Ames and Samantha Shad.
The Client (VHS & DVD)
121 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1994 motion picture. .
Based on the novel of "The client" by John Grisham.
Summary:
Mark Sway is an 11-year-old torn between what he knows and what he can never tell. A hitman will snuff him in half a heartbeat if Mark reveals what he learned about a Mob murder. An ambitious federal prosecutor will keep the pressure on until Mark tells all. Suddenly, Mark isn't a boy playing air guitar anymore. He's a pawn in a deadly game. And his only ally is a courageous but unseasoned attorney who risks her career for him...but never imagines she'll also risk her life.
Credits:
none
The Company You Keep (DVD)
122 min.
- Feature Film
Based on the novel by Neil Gordon.
Summary:
Jim Grant is a public interest lawyer and single father raising his daughter in the tranquil suburbs of Albany, New York. Grant's world is turned upside down when a brash young reporter exposes his true identity as a former 1970s antiwar radical fugitive wanted for murder.
Credits:
Sony Pictures Classics release ; a Voltage Pictures/Wildwood Enterprises production, Brightlight Pictures, Kingsgate Films and TCYK North Productions ; screenplay, Lem Dobbs ; producers, Nicolas Chartier, Bill Holderman, Robert Redford ; director, Robert Redford.
Compulsion (DVD)
105 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959.
Based on the novel by Meyer Levin.
Summary:
A riveting true story about the notorious 1924 Leopold-Loeb murder case. Brilliant attorney Clarence Darrow defended two wealthy Chicago teenagers who throught their superior intellect would enable them to execute the perfect crime. Darrow's history-making and controversial defense against capital punishment saved the boys from a death sentence.
Credits:
Screenplay, Richard Murphy; producer, Richard D. Zanuck; director, Richard Fleischer.
The Confession (DVD)
114 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Rated R.
Summary:
A high powered NY litigator, hired to defend a murderer who avenged his young son's death, struggles with his own desires for success versus the moral wishes of his client to choose the path of truth.
Credits:
Directed by David Hugh Jones.
The Conspirator (DVD and Blu-ray)
2 hr. 2 min.
- Feature Film
INCLUDED IN "DOCUMENTARIES" SECTION
Constitution USA (DVD)
4 hr.
- Feature Film
Originally broadcast on PBS in May 2013.
Summary:
Breathing new life into the traditional civics lesson, Peter Sagal travels across the country on a Harley Davidson to find out where the U.S. Constitution lives, how it works and how it doesn't, how it unites us as a nation and how it has nearly torn us apart. Sagal introduces some of today's major constitutional debates and talks with ordinary Americans and leading constitutional experts about what the Constitution actually says and what it means, the dramatic historical events and crises that have defined it, and why all this still matters to Americans today.
Credits:
Produced by Amanda Pollak; written by Jaime Bernanke with additional material by Peter Sagal; directed by Stephen Ives; co-producer, Christopher Buchanan; associate producer, Nlna Krstlc, Jonathan Gottfried; cinematography, Buddy Squires; original music, Peter Rundquist; production manager, Dan Kuvalakis.
Conviction (DVD)
102 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Summary:
Betty Anne Waters is a young woman whose world is shattered when her beloved brother Kenny is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Steadfastly convinced of his innocence, Betty Anne embarks on an 18-year journey to set Kenny free, using state-of-the-art forensic technology. The unshakable bond between a brother and sister, at the heart of this real-life drama, will stir your emotions and inspire you. Bonus features included.
Credits:
Produced by Andrew Sugerman, Andrew S. Karch, and Tony Goldwyn, written by Pamela Gray, directed by Tony Goldwyn, music by Paul Cantelon, edited by Jay Cassidy, director of photography, Adriano Goldman.
Cool Hand Luke (DVD)
132 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1967.
Based on the novel by Donn Pearce.
Summary:
A part of a chain gang, Luke is a man who won't or can't conform to the arbitrary rules of his captivity.
Credits:
Screenplay by Donn Pearce and Frank R. Pierson; produced by Gordon Carroll; directed by Stuart Rosenberg.

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