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Traffic in Souls (DVD)
88 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1913.
Silent film with intertitles and musical soundtrack.
Summary:
Produced when social problem dramas were popular, the film is set against the white slavery rackets of the 1910s. This film is the dramatization of the John D. Rockefeller white slavery report and the investigation of District Attorney Whitman.
Credits:
Director, George Loane Tucker; screenplay, Walter MacNamara; musical setting, Philip Carli.
The Trial (DVD)
2 hrs.
- Feature Film
First released as a motion picture in 1963.
Based on the novel Le Prozess, by Franz Kafka.
Summary:
A symbolistic study of the tyranny of modern social systems. Portrays the experiences of a young man who is mysteriously arrested by agents of the police for an unspecific crime and is prepared for questioning and trial.
Credits:
Directed and written by Orson Welles.
Trial and Error (DVD)
1 hr. 18 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
From the play The Dock Briefby John Mortimer.
Summary:
An aging lawyer finally gets his big chance when he is retained to defend a man accused of murdering his wife.
Credits:
Screenplay by Pierre Rouve, produced by Dimitri De Grunwald, directed by James Hil, music by Ron Grainger.
Trial by Jury (DVD)
1 hr. 47 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1994.
Summary:
He's guilty of murder. But something goes wrong in the jury room. Eleven jurors vote guilty. One woman, her life and family threatened by the mob, votes to let the killer walk. To set things right, that woman will have to fight back with a vengeance.
Credits:
Director, Heywood Gould; executive producer, Gary Barber; producers, James G. Robinson, Chris Meledrandri, and Mark Gordon; writers, Jordan Katz and Heywood Gould; director of photography, Frederick Elmes; music, Terence Blanchard.
The Trial of Bernhard Goetz (DVD)
2 hrs. 15 min.
- Feature Film
Produced by Litchfield Films, Los Angeles, 1988.
Summary:
Goetz shot four black teenagers in a New York City subway because he thought they were about to rob him. This restaging of his 1987 trial includes the videotape of Goetz's New Hampshire confession.
Credits:
Directed by Harry Moses; produced by James B. Frydberg and Harry Moses.
The Trial of Old Drum (DVD)
88 min.
- Feature Film
Special features: full screen version (1.33:1); deleted scenes; theatrical trailer; the making-of; production commentary.
Summary:
Charlie's best friend is a good old dog named Old Drum. But Old Drum faces the challenge of his life: being accussed of attacking a local farmer's sheep. While his canine pal sits in jail awaiting his trial date, Charlie must gather evidence and witnesses to convince the community of Old Drum's innocence.
Credits:
Producers, David Brookwell and Sean McNamara; writer, Ralph Gaby Wilson; director, Sean McNamara; director of photography, Mark Doering-Powell; editor, Gregory Hobson; music, John Coda; costume designer, Kristin M. Burke; production designers, Michael Marlowe and Jeff Hall.
True Believer (DVD)
1 hr 44 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as motion picture in 1989.
Summary:
A once acclaimed civil rights attorney of the 60's, now an embittered cynic who makes a living defending drug-dealing low-lifes, has his passion for justice rekindled by an idealistic young associate.
Credits:
Written by Wesley Strick; produced by Walter F. Parkes and Lawrence Lasker; directed by Joseph Ruben; edited by George Bowers; music by Brad Fiedel; co-producr, Patrick Crowley; executive producer, Peter Rosten.
True Colors (DVD)
1 hr. 50 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991.
Summary:
Two young men who are best friends through law school move on to Washington. The first, a lower-class go-getter, becomes a congressman by betraying everyone who ever trusted him. His one-time buddy, although one of those used by him, would never cross a friend- unless it was to avenge his own betrayal.
Credits:
Produced by Herbert Ross and Laurence Mark; directed by Herbert Ross; writen by Kevin Wade; director of photography, Dante Spinotti; edited by Robert Reitano; music by Trevor Jones.
True Grit (DVD)
110 min.
- Feature Film
Based on the book True grit by Charles Portis. Previously released as a motion picture in 2010.
Summary:
Mattie Ross is determined to avenge her father's blood by capturing Tom Chaney, the man who shot and killed him for two pieces of gold. Just fourteen, she enlists the help of Rooster Cogburn, a one-eyed, trigger-happy U.S. Marshal with an affinity for drinking, and hardened Texas Ranger LaBoeuf to track the fleeing Chaney. Despite their differences, their ruthless determination leads them on a perilous adventure that can only have one outcome: retribution. Special features include featurettes.
Credits:
Written and directed by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen.
True Grit (DVD)
127 min.
- Feature Film
From the novel by Charles Portis. DVD release of the 1969 motion picture.
Summary:
U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn helps a headstrong young girl find the man who murdered her father in Native American territory and fled with the family savings. When Rooster's employer insists on accompanying the old gunfighter, sparks fly. The situation goes from troubled to disastrous when an inexperienced Texas Ranger joins the party.
Credits:
A Hal Wallis production; screenplay by Marguerite Roberts; produced by Hal B. Wallis; directed by Henry Hathaway. Director of photography, Lucien Ballard; supervising film editor, Warren Low; music, Elmer Bernstein; title song lyrics by Don Black; production designer, Walter Tyler; set decorations, Ray Moyer, John Burton; sound recording, Roy Meadows, Elden Ruberg; costumes, Dorothy Jeakins; associate producer, Paul Nathan.

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