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In Cold Blood (1967)

135 mins

Synopsis: The powerful true story of a callous murder from the minds of the criminals who performed it. Based on Truman Capote’s best-selling novel.

Starring: Robert BlakeScott Wilson

Supporting actors: John ForsythePaul StewartGerald S. O’LoughlinJeff CoreyJohn GallaudetJames FlavinCharles McGrawWill GeerJohn McLiamRuth StoreyBrenda CurrinPaul HoughVaughn Taylor,Duke HobbieSheldon AllmanSammy ThurmanRaymond HattonSadie TruittMyrtle ClareTed Eccles

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Serious Jest:  (Worth Watching)  An insightful commentary on crime and punishment.  Still relevant, even almost 45 years later.  Brooks strove for the same level of realism in the film that Capote demanded from his book; many of the scenes were filmed at real locations, like the Clutter house.


About Serious Jest

Film & TV Reviewer by Choice, Attorney at Law, Marine to the Corps (excuse the pun), Nupe Under Pressure, and MC by Nature

One response to “In Cold Blood (1967)

  1. Pingback: Capote (2005) « Live from the ManCave!!!

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