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Posted on: March 15, 2013

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Genres: Crime , Film-Noir , Drama
Actors: Dana Andrews , Joan Fontaine , Sidney Blackmer , Arthur Franz , Philip Bourneuf , Edward Binns , Shepperd Strudwick , Robin Raymond , Barbara Nichols , William F. Leicester , Dan Seymour , Rusty Lane , Joyce Taylor , Carleton Young , Trudy Wroe
Director: Fritz Lang
Country: United States
Year: 1956
IMDB Rating: 6.9/10 (2035 votes)

Writer sets himself up to take murder rap to show the errors of circumstantial evidence. With a friend holding back evidence so he can prove his innocence at the last minute, he goes to trial. But during the trial, his friend is killed in a car accident. Written by Humberto Amador The owner of an important newspaper Austin Spencer opposes to the capital punishment and particularly to the prosecutor Roy Thompson, who has just succeeded in a trial based on circumstantial evidences. When a dancer is strangled and the police have no suspect, Austin convinces his future son-in-law, the prominent writer Tom Garrett, to plant circumstantial evidences to self-incriminate, while he would hold pictures, receipts and other evidences of his innocence until the very last moment. Later Austin would begin a campaign in his newspaper disclosing the possibility of sending an innocent to the electric chair. They decide to hide the truth from Austin’s daughter Susan since she could not support the situation under stress. When the jury withdraws from the court in the end of the trial to give the sentence, Austin takes the evidences that prove the innocence of Tom from his safe, but has a car accident and dies. Tom is sentenced to death penalty and tries to convince Susan of his innocence as his last hope.

Film Review

This has got to be the worst Lang film ever. No wonder this was his last American film. He must have been kicked out of Hollywood for directing such a cold, uninteresting and absurdly flat film. The writer must have written the script when he was in grade school. The script went something like this: Hey, I was always against capitol punishment, how about you take the rap for this girl’s murder? Just to prove that innocent men can be convicted. But don’t worry, I will take pic. of you as you fabricate the evidence and just before you are being sent to the electric chair, I will come forward to testify what we have done. Just to prove to the world my point. Well, I don’t know. Do they have any leads who the real murderer is? Well, let me call headquarters. No, not any leads. Well then OK I guess I will do it! Now attempting to point all evidence that he was the murder, he plants evidence. Then he has to get one of the dancing girls to take notice of him so he can date her. What to do? I…

I am a film history student and we did a module on film noir, which I personally cannot stand.However, I was pleasantly surprised by Beyond A Reasonable Doubt. Although it was made many years ago, the huge twist at the end almost added a modern edge to it, and you can see how certain directors have been influenced by Fritz Lang.I completely didn't expect the twist and I was on the edge of my seat the whole time.You must watch this film.It is a classic piece of film history.

The owner of an important newspaper Austin Spencer (Sidney Blackmer) opposes to the capital punishment and particularly to the prosecutor Roy Thompson (Philip Bourneuf), who has just succeeded in a trial based on circumstantial evidences. When a dancer is strangled and the police have no suspect, Austin convinces his future son-in-law, the prominent writer Tom Garrett (Dana Andrews), to plant circumstantial evidences to self-incriminate, while he would hold pictures, receipts and other evidences of his innocence until the very last moment. Later Austin would begin a campaign in his newspaper disclosing the possibility of sending an innocent to the electric chair. They decide to hide the truth from Austin's daughter Susan (Joan Fontaine) since she could not support the situation under stress. When the jury withdraws from the court in the end of the trial to give the sentence, Austin takes the evidences that prove the innocence of Tom from his safe, but has a car accident and dies. …

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