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Travis Logan, D.A. (1971)

Sand devises a scheme to murder his former business partner and maintains his innocence throughout the trial, as he is prosecuted by District Attorney Travis Logan.


Paul Wendkos


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vic Morrow ... Travis Logan
Chris Robinson ... Mark
James T. Callahan ... Jerry
Hal Holbrook ... Matthew Sand
Brooke Bundy ... Eve
Brenda Vaccaro ... Lucille Sand
George Grizzard ... Chuck Bentley
Scott Marlowe ... George Carnera
Edward Andrews ... Judge Rose
Michael Strong ... Dr. Reichert
Josephine Hutchinson ... Mrs. Tice
Ed Flanders ... Psychiatrist
Jerry Douglas ... Officer Francis Erwin
Benson Fong ... Alfred Ling
Sandy Kenyon ... Arthur Train


Sand devises a scheme to murder his former business partner and maintains his innocence throughout the trial, as he is prosecuted by District Attorney Travis Logan. Written by Sooz <sumaree@inetnebr.com>

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Crime | Drama







Release Date:

11 March 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mit Staatsanwälten spielt man nicht See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Barbara, California, USA

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1.33 : 1
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taut, controlled crescendo
13 November 2004 | by StrelnikoffSee all my reviews

This movie is barely remembered when the topic of great legal/trial films is discussed on IMDb. But I'd suggest this obscure TV movie for anyone who likes good courtoom dramas.

It's a tiny, made-for-TV flick, of course, so the scale can hardly be the same. But pound for pound, it holds up. The cast are all talented veterans and they sync well together. Dialogue is crisp and the plot has enough clever twists to satisfy anyone (especially if you like "committing a perfect crime" stories).

In this case the perpetrator is Hal Holbrook. He has come up with a clever legal loophole which he thinks will allow him to get away with murder. Brenda Vacarro is his reluctant accomplice. Its up to Vic Morrow, the local D.A. to break their plot apart. He detects something fishy about Holbrook's alibi and becomes obsessed with breaking it down.

An absorbing battle-of-wits between Holbrook and Morrow wages back and forth throughout the short film until it climaxes in a truly mesmerizing cross-examination scene. Perfectly controlled unravelling of plot and emotion at the finale.

Make some time for this little gem if you ever come across it. On the surface, it looks about as mundane and trifling as a hundred others just like it; but stick with it till the end and you'll be glad you did.

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