Mercy or Murder?

Mercy or Murder?
Type TV Movie
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Robert Young Actor Roswell Gilbert 1 1000001
Frances Reid Actor Emily Gilbert 1 1000002
Michael Learned Actor Skipper 1 1000003
Eddie Albert Actor Joe Varon 1 1000004
Marshall Colt Actor Kelly Hancock 1 1000005
Shawn McAllister Actor Clark 1 1000006
Barry Hober Actor Gulkin 1 1000007
Joe Petrullo Actor Magnano 1 1000008
Arnie Ross Actor Detective Scheff 1 1000009
Roger Pretto Actor Dr Hildago 1 1000010
Alex Panus Actor Dr Marvin Freedman 1 1000011
Paulette Attie Actor Lillian Previn 1 1000012
Joyce Feurring Actor Kelly's Mother 1 1000013
Susan Hatfield Actor Sandy D'Amico 1 1000014
Sherman Roberts Actor Dr Ongley 1 1000015
Sherry Farber Actor Jackie Rhodes 1 1000016
Dick Callinan Actor John Rhodes 1 1000017
Fred Buch Actor Judge Thomas Coker 1 1000018
Hope Pomerance Actor Sylvia Firestone 1 1000019
Nancy Hassinger Actor Libby 1 1000020
Renee Sweeney Actor Dawn 1 1000021
Nancy Duerr Actor Kelly's Secretary 1 1000022
Eugenia Gingold Actor Occupant 1 1000023
Phillipe Marguis Actor Dr Hanson 1 1000024
Phil Philbin Actor Gene Hudak 1 1000025
Darcy Shean Actor Floor Nurse 1 1000026
Steven Gethers Director n/a 2 2000001
John McMahon Executive Producer n/a 174 3000001
Len Steckler Producer n/a 3 3000002
Steven Gethers Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Ephraim Schaffer Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Ronald Lautore Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Paul LeMastra Editor n/a 172 7000001
Peter Matz Music n/a 120781 8000001
Don Ivey Set Decorator n/a 165 9000001
Norm Baron Art Director art direction 183 9000002
Christopher Seitz Production Executive n/a 118216 11000001
Mary Byde Costume Supervisor n/a 120895 13000001
Irene Aparicio Hair hairstyles 120794 13000002
Beth Lambert Makeup n/a 353 13000003
Jack Dalton Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Synopsis
A movie based on the true case of Roswell Gilbert, a 75-year-old retiree living in Florida, who, in 1985, shot his wife Emily to death, after she suffered from Alzheimer's disease for the last seven years of their 51-year marriage. Gilbert was charged with first-degree murder for the mercy killing. The movie depicts his motivation by use of flashbacks to his wife's deteriorating condition, and focuses on the controversial issues raised by by his trial.