Anatomy of a murder
- DVD DRAMA (CEN, OSH)
Two-DVD special ed.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell, Eve Arden, Kathryn Grant, George C. Scott, Murray Hamilton, Orson Bean.
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, 
Based on the novel by Robert Traver.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959.
Special features: trailer, featuring on-set footage ; interview with Otto Priminger biographer Foster Hirsch ; critic Gary Giddins explores Duke Ellington's score in an interview ; a look at the relationship between graphic designer Saul Bass and Preminger with Bass biographer Pat Kirkham ; newsreel footage from the set ; excerpts from a 1967 episode of Firing line, featuring Preminger in discussion with William F. Buckley Jr. ; excerpts from the work in progress Anatomy of "Anatomy" ; behind-the-scenes photographs by Life magazine's Gjon Mili.
A small-town Michigan lawyer takes on a difficult case: the defense of a young army lieutenant accused of murdering a local tavern owner who he believes raped his wife.