The Wrong Man Movie Review 1956

Information and Film Reviews for The Wrong Man the Movie

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Nightclub musician Fonda is falsely accused of a robbery and his life is destroyed. Taken almost entirely from the real-life case of mild-mannered bass player "Manny" Balestrero; probes his anguish at being wrongly accused; and showcases Miles (later to appear in "Psycho") and her character's agony. Harrowing, especially following more lighthearted Hitchcock fare such as "The Trouble with Harry." Part of the "A Night at the Movies" series, this tape simulates a 1956 movie evening with a color Bugs Bunny cartoon, "A Star Is Bored," a newsreel and coming attractions for "Toward the Unknown."

Distribution

Mike LeBell's Video, 75 Freemont Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90005, Phone: (213)938-3333, Fax: (213)938-3334, Email: mlvideo@aol.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 126 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Mystery & Suspense, True Stories, Justice Prevails...?, Film Noir, The Wrong Man
Cast
Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle, Nehemiah Persoff
Cinematography
Robert Burks
Director
Alfred Hitchcock
Producer
Warner Bros.

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