The Paradine Case
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Based on a novel by Robert Hichens, The Paradine Case concerns Anna Paradine (Alida Valli), on trial for the murder of her wealthy husband. British barrister Anthony Keane (played by the aggressively American Gregory Peck) takes on the case-and in the process, falls in love with Anna, despite being married himself. Despite his client's protests, Keane summons Anna's lover, unkempt stableman Andre Latour (Louis Jourdan), hoping to prove in court that Latour was the killer. Only after a series of stunning upsets does Keane realize that, for the first time in his career, he has allowed… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"With all the skill in presentation for which both gentlemen are famed, David O. Selznick and Alfred Hitchcock have put upon the screen a slick piece of static entertainment."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"This universally despised Hitchcock is actually a pretty good little courtroom drama."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
"A film even Hitchcock didn't care for."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"It's another fascinating and thought-provoking Hitchcock film."
‑ Brian Webster, Apollo Guide
"the Master's touches continue to shine through, illustrating his impeccable visual sense, his dry humor, and themes that will be far better developed in the following decade"
‑ John A. Nesbit, Old School Reviews
"This one, like all Hitchcock films, is well worth savoring."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
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