Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys

Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys
Type TV Movie
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr
Genres
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Arthur Hill Actor Judge James Edwin Horton 1 1000001
Vera Miles Actor Mrs Horton 1 1000002
Lewis Stadlen Actor Sam Liebowitz 1 1000003
Ken Kercheval Actor DA Tom Knight 1 1000004
Ellen Barber Actor Victoria Price 1 1000005
Suzanne Lederer Actor Ruby Bates 1 1000006
Tom Ligon Actor Lester Carter 1 1000007
David Harris Actor Haywood Patterson 1 1000008
Rony Clanton Actor Andy Wright 1 1000009
Wallace Thompson Actor Willie Roberson 1 1000010
Gregory Wyatt Actor Olen Montgomery 1 1000011
Larry Butts Actor Leroy Wright 1 1000012
Paul Benjamin Actor Ramsey 1 1000013
Barry Snider Actor Captain Burleson 1 1000014
Robert Fields Actor Joe Brodsky 1 1000015
Bruce Watson Actor Orville Gilley 1 1000016
Fielder Cook Director n/a 2 2000001
Thomas Moore Executive Producer n/a 174 3000001
Paul Leaf Producer n/a 3 3000002
John McGreevey Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Dan Carter Book as Source Material ("Scottsboro -- A Tragedy of the American South") 120888 4000002
Dwight Williams Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Mario Tosi Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Eric Albertson Editor n/a 172 7000001
Frank Smith Art Director art direction 183 9000001
Ruth Marley Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Irene Aparicio Hair hairstyles 120794 13000002
Guy Del Russo Makeup n/a 353 13000003
Synopsis
A dramatization of the headline-making case in the 1930s of the controversial rape trial involving nine young black men and two white women, and of the embattled southern judge whose initial decision to free them made him a pariah in the community and ruined his career. The nine ultimately were convicted but the case subsequently was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. Horton died in 1967, the last of the Scottsboro boys in 1978. Fielder Cook (director) and John McGreevey (writer) each won an Emmy Award nomination for the film.
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