An Act of Murder 1948

Synopsis:

A stern hard-liner judge commits euthanasia to save his terminally ill wife from further suffering. He decides to kill her by driving the both of them off a cliff. He succeeds in ending her pain, but unfortunately he survives and ends up turning himself in with a full confession. Now it is up to his brilliant lawyer to defend him.

Directed by: Michael Gordon
Runtime:91 minutes
Tagline:MERCY or MURDER? Can you condemn this man?
Cast:
Fredric March
Fredric March
Judge Calvin Cooke 
Edmond O'Brien
Edmond O'Brien
David Douglas 
Florence Eldridge
Florence Eldridge
Catherine Cooke 
Geraldine Brooks
Geraldine Brooks
Ellie Cooke 
Stanley Ridges
Stanley Ridges
Doctor Walter Morrison 
John McIntire
John McIntire
Judge Ogden