"Compulsion" quotes

Compulsion poster
Two wealthy law-school students go on trial for murder in this version of the Leopold-Loeb case.

Director: Richard Fleischer
Writer: Richard Murphy, Meyer Levin
Production: N/A
Year: 1959
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.4
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 01 May 1959
Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations total

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Cast

Jonathan Wilk - Orson Welles
Ruth Evans - Diane Varsi
Judd Steiner - Dean Stockwell
Arthur A. Straus - Bradford Dillman
District Attorney Harold Horn - E.G. Marshall
Sid Brooks - Martin Milner
Max Steiner - Richard Anderson
Police Lt. Johnson - Robert F. Simon
Tom Daly - Edward Binns
Charles Straus - Robert Burton
Mr. Steiner - Wilton Graff
Mrs. Straus aka 'Mumsy' - Louise Lorimer
Padua - Horn's Assistant - Gavin MacLeod
Reporter - John Alban
Reporter - Don Anderson
Courtroom Spectator - Brandon Beach
Benson - The Angry Reporter - Terry Becker
Edgar Llewellyn - Attorney - Russ Bender
Courtroom Spectator - Paul Bradley
Albert - Steiner's Chauffeur - Peter Brocco
Reporter - Boyd Cabeen
Globe Newspaper Editor - Alan Carney
Detective Davis - Harry Carter
Courtroom Spectator - Albert Cavens
Juror - Jack Deery
Courtroom Spectator - Raoul Freeman
Courtroom Spectator - Ben Frommer
Courtroom Spectator - Jack Gordon
Courtroom Spectator - Herschel Graham
Jonas Kessler - Wendell Holmes
Courtroom Spectator - Colin Kenny
Tough Waiter - Henry Kulky
Courtroom Spectator - Mike Lally
Courtroom Spectator - Gustave Lax
Emma - Gerry Lock
Medical Examiner - Jack Lomas
Dr. Allwyn - Psychiatrist - Dayton Lummis
Courtroom Spectator - Hank Mann
Reporter - Frank McLure
Courtroom Spectator - Hans Moebus
Courtroom Reporter - Ralph Montgomery
Judge Matthews - Voltaire Perkins
Cameraman - Murray Pollack
Reporter - Ray Pourchot
Reporter - Paul Power
Professor McKinnon - Jack Raine
Reporter - Tony Regan
Juror - John Roy
Courtroom Spectator - Paul Russell
Reporter on Telephone - Jeffrey Sayre
Detective Brown - Simon Scott
Girlfriend - Nina Shipman
Reporter - Robert Strong
Reporter - Hal Taggart
Courtroom Spectator - Arthur Tovey
Juror - Tom Wilson
Reporter - Wilson Wood