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Jagged Edge (DVD)
108 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
Summary:
An attorney falls in love with her defendant, the prime suspect in a vicious murder case.
Credits:
Music, John Barry; camera, Matthew F. Leonetti; screenplay, Joe Eszterhas; producer, Martin Ransohoff; director, Richard Marquand.
JFK (DVD)
3 hr., 25 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991.
Based on the books On the trail of the assassins by Jim Garrison and Crossfire : the plot that killed Kennedy by Jim Marrs.
Includes the documentary: Beyond JFK : the question of conspiracy.
Summary:
The story of New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison whose investigation into the assassination of John F. Kennedy became an obsession.
Contents:
Disc A: JFK [feature film]. Disc B: Feature-length Oliver Stone audio commentary; deleted/extended scenes; multimedia essays on the JFK assassination; interactive menus; production notes; theatrical trailer; scene access; DVD-ROM features.
Credits:
Screenplay by Oliver Stone and Zachary Sklar; produced by A. Kitman Ho and Oliver Stone; directed by Oliver Stone.
The Judge (DVD)
141 min.
- Feature Film
Summary:
Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before.
Credits:
Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; in association with Village Roadshow Pictures ; a Big Kid Pictures/Team Downey production ; produced by Susan Downey, David Dobkin, David Gambino ; story by David Dobkin, Nick Schenk ; screenplay by Nick Schenk and Bill Dubuque ; directed by David Dobkin.
Judgment at Nuremberg (VHS & DVD)
190 min. (2 videocassettes)
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1961 motion picture.
From the play by Abby Mann.
Summary:
This fictionalized account of a war crimes trial of four eminent Nazi judges at Nuremberg, Germany, after World War II provides insight into Nazi brutality and raises questions about freedom of choice, loyalty to one's country, and responsibility to mankind.
Credits:
Producer/director, Stanley Kramer; writer, Abby Mann; music, Ernest Gold.
The Juror (VHS & DVD)
118 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1996 motion picture.
Based on the book by George Dawes Green.
Summary:
A struggling single mother impulsively agrees to serve on a jury hoping for a little excitement in her humdrum life. She gets far more than she bargained for when she's forced to sacrifice the truth to save her son from the mob's seductive, psychotic enforcer.
Credits:
Screenplay, Ted Tally; produced by Irwin Winkler and Rob Cowan; directed by Brian Gibson.
Just Cause (VHS & DVD)
102 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1995 motion picture
Based on the novel by John Katzenbach.
Summary:
A Harvard Law School professor reopens a murder investigation on behalf of a Death Row inmate who claims he was forced by a sinister lawman to confess to a crime he didn't commit. On the surface, it seems to be a straight-ahead case of the prisoner's guilt or innocence. But nothing really lies on the surface of this mystery, set in the Florida swamplands.
Credits:
Co-producers, Gary Foster, Anna Reinhardt; editor, William Anderson; production designer, Patrizia Von Brandenstein; director of photography, Lajos Koltai; music, James Newton Howard; executive producer, Sean Connery; screenplay, Jeb Stuart, Peter Stone; producers, Lee Rich, Arne Glimcher, Steve Perry; director, Arne Glimcher.
Kavanagh Q.C. The Complete Collection: Seasons 1-6 (DVD)
ca. 31 hrs.
- Feature Film
Originally broadcast on television 1995-2001.
Summary:
All 27 episodes from the television drama about James Kavanagh, one of England's leading criminal advocates in London, who has worked his way up from a northern working class background.
Contents:
Season 1: Nothing but the Truth; Heartland; A Family Affair; The Sweetest Thing -- Season 2, part 1: True Commitment; Men of Substance; The Burning Deck -- Season 2, part 2: A Sense of Loss; A Stranger in the Family; Job Satisfaction -- Season 3, part 1: Mute of Malice; Blood Money; Ancient History -- Season 3, part 2: Diplomatic Baggage; The Ties that Bind; In God We Trust -- Season 4, part 1: Memento Mori; Care in the Community; Briefs Trooping Gaily -- Season 4, part 2: Bearing Witness; The Innocence of Life; Dead Reckoning -- Season 5: Previous Convictions; The More Loving One; Time of Need; End Games -- Season 6: The End of Law.
Credits:
Series created by Ted Childs and Susan Rogers; written by Russell Lewis, Adrian Hodges, Stephen Churchett, Matthew Hall, Paul Hines, Charles Wood, Nigel Kneale, Douglas Watkinson, Edward Canfor-Dumas, Rob Heyland, Malcolm Bradbury, Andy de la Tour, Stephen Churchett, and Peter Moffat; produced by Chris Kelly and Chris Burt; directed by Colin Gregg, Paul Greengrass, Renny Rye, Andrew Grieve, Charles Beeson, Jack Gold, Tristram Powell, Ken Grieve, Peter Smith, Ferdinand Fairfax, and David Thacker.
Knock on Any Door (DVD)
99 min.
- Feature Film
Based on the novel by Willard Motley. Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
Summary:
A crusading lawyer fights to save a juvenile delinquent charged with murder.
Credits:
Screenplay by Daniel Taradash, John Monks. Jr.; produced by Robert Lord; directed by Nicholas Ray. Director of photography, Burnett Guffey; editor, Viola Lawrence; music, George Antheil.
Knock on Any Door (VHS)
100 min.
- Feature Film
Videorecording of the 1949 motion picture.
From the novel "Knock on any door" by Willard Motley.
Summary:
A young hoodlum from the slums is tried for murdering a cop. He is defended by a prominent attorney who has known him from childhood.
Credits:
Screenplay, Daniel Taradash, John Monks, Jr. ; director, Nicholas Ray ; producer, Robert Lord.
Kramer vs. Kramer (VHS & DVD)
105 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1979 motion picture.
Based on the novel by Avery Corman.
Summary:
When his wife walks out on Ted Kramer and his six-year-old son they have a chance to really get to know each other. When Ted's wife returns she wants her son back.
Credits:
Produced by Stanley R. Jaffe; written for the screen and directed by Robert Benton; director of photography, Nestor Almendros; editor, Jerry Greenberg.

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