Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)

Director
Fritz Lang

Main cast
Dana Andrews; Joan Fontaine; Sidney Blackmer; Arthur Franz; Philip Bourneuf

Genres
Crime, Drama

Description
A newspaper publisher, wanting to prove a point about the insufficiency of circumstantial evidence, talks his possible son-in-law Tom into a hoax in an attempt to expose ineptitude of the city's hard-line district attorney. The plan is to have Tom plant clues leading to his arrest for killing a female nightclub dancer. Once Tom is found guilty, he is to reveal the setup and humiliate the DA.


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