Anatomy Of A Murder World Premiere – 1959

Anatomy Of A Murder World Premiere - 1959
World Premiere –

Anatomy of a Murder, directed by in 1959, was based on a novel by  Supreme Court Justice John D. Voelker writing under the pseudonym Robert Traver.

Starring James Stewart, Ben Gazzara, Lee Remick, George C. Scott, and , who wrote the soundtrack,Anatomy of a Murder was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including best picture.

In this preview, witness the ’s world premiere in Detroit, Michigan.

On the red carpet are Lee Remick, lawyer Joseph N. Welch who plays the judge, and iconic producer-director-actor Otto Preminger.

Anatomy Of A Murder World Premiere - 1959
Anatomy Of A Murder World Premiere – 1959

Joseph N. Welch, who had previously come to national attention with his public defiance of Senator Joseph McCarthy when he went after the US , is a national hero.

Anatomy of a Murder was ultimately recognized by the Library of Congress for being a film that is “culturally, historically, (and) aesthetically significant” to the American canon.

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