The one thing I never noticed till right now is how the title background gets darker and darker to complete black.
Duke Ellington is merely the greatest musician of the twentieth century; the problem with his music for sound-tracks is, it's too interesting.
Joseph N. Welch was rather famous for his role in ending Joseph McCarthy's anti-communist hysteria.
some quotes: "Until this moment, Senator, I think I never really gauged your cruelty or your recklessness." "I like to think I am a gentle man, but your forgiveness has to come from someone other than me." "Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you no sense of decency?" Footnote: it was Joseph N. Welch who was the Republican here
You have to see it in motion...
Anatomy Of A Murder (1959) Consummate courtroom drama by Otto Preminger about an Army officer who is charged with killing a man he claims raped his wife, a claim the defense lawyer must prove. The stellar cast includes James Stewart, George C. Scott, Ben Gazzara, Lee Remick, Arthur O'Connell; score by Duke Ellington. 160 min.