Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Justice in Film
Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians. This series explores how film has tackled social conflict, morality, and the perennial struggles between right and wrong that are waged from the highest levels of government to the smallest local communities.

Anatomy of a Murder (1959) 
Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, Samuel Alito and constitutional scholar Philip C. Bobbitt present this courtroom classic in which a small-town lawyer must defend a man who claims temporary insanity over the murder of his wife’s alleged assailant. Directed by Otto Preminger. Starring James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara. 160 min.











When: Fri., November 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Where: New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
212-873-3400
Price: Free with pay-as-you-wish Friday admission
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Justice in Film
Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians. This series explores how film has tackled social conflict, morality, and the perennial struggles between right and wrong that are waged from the highest levels of government to the smallest local communities.

Anatomy of a Murder (1959) 
Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, Samuel Alito and constitutional scholar Philip C. Bobbitt present this courtroom classic in which a small-town lawyer must defend a man who claims temporary insanity over the murder of his wife’s alleged assailant. Directed by Otto Preminger. Starring James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara. 160 min.

Buy tickets/get more info now