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The Paradine Case

The Paradine Case(1948)

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Brief Synopsis

A married lawyer falls for the woman he's defending on murder charges.

Cast & Crew

Gregory Peck Anthony Keane
Ann Todd Gay Keane Miss Todd appears by arrangement with J. Arthur Rank Organization
Charles Laughton Lord Thomas Horfield
Charles Coburn Sir Simon Flaquer
Ethel Barrymore Lady Sophy Horfield
Louis Jourdan André Latour
Alida Valli Maddalena Anna Paradine
Leo G. Carroll Sir Joseph Farrell
Joan Tetzel Judy Flaquer
Isobel Elsom Innkeeper
Alfred Hitchcock Man with cello at railway station

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World Premiere: 29 Dec 1947 in Los Angeles
Release Date:  1948 Production Date:  AFI; UCLA
35mm safety; 7 reels of 7 (ca. 14000 ft.); M19388; A1-341-2
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Selznick Releasing Organization
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Vanguard Films, Inc.
Duration(mins):  129-132 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  11,853    
Duration(reels):  14    

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  • A neglected masterpiece

    George Sanders 2015-06-03

    This is one of the most disturbing and astonishing of Hitchcock's films. The performances are tremendous from top to bottom, the realization is nearly... MORE>

  • The Paradine Case (1947)

    Jay Higgins 2009-08-26

    This is not vintage Hitchcock, but anything Hitchcock does is worth watching. It is a very complex courtroom drama, a bit too complex, but the... MORE>

  • Charles Laughton/Ethel Barrymore

    jennythenipper 2008-08-04

    I'm interested in what the previous reviewer wrote about the relationship between Charles Laughton's creepy judge character and his wife being a... MORE>