Compulsion | 1959

Adaptation, Thriller
Two close friends, arrogantly and without remorse, kidnap and murder a young boy. They are caught and put to trial where their larger-than-life defense lawyer blames the Establishment for their actions.

Cast

... Jonathan Wilk

Actor

... Ruth Evans

Actor

... Judd Steiner

Actor

... Artie Straus

Actor

... Horn

Actor

... Sid Brooks

Actor

... Max Steiner

Actor

... Tom Daly

Actor

... Mr Straus

Actor

... Mr Steiner

Actor

... Mrs Straus

Actor

... Padua

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Synopsis

Two close friends, arrogantly and without remorse, kidnap and murder a young boy. They are caught and put to trial where their larger-than-life defense lawyer blames the Establishment for their actions.

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