Boswell for the Defense Movie Review 1989

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A portrait of James Boswell, 18th century Scottish lawyer and writer, as a practicing attorney defending a butcher charged with theft. After the man is convicted and sentenced to hang, Boswell and physician plot to revive the man after his hanging.


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Available on VHS
Running time 90 minutes.

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