Life for Ruth (1962)

09/06/1962 (GB) Drama 1h 33m


John Harris finds himself ostracized and placed on trial for allowing his daughter Ruth to die. His religious beliefs forbade him to give consent for a blood transfusion that would have saved her life. Doctor Brown is determined to seek justice for what he sees as the needless death of a young girl.

  1. Basil Dearden


  2. Janet Green


  3. James McCormick


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  1. Michael Craig

    Michael Craig

    John Harris

  2. Patrick McGoohan

    Patrick McGoohan

    Dr Brown

  3. Janet Munro

    Janet Munro

    Pat Harris

  4. Paul Rogers

    Paul Rogers

    Hart Jacobs

  5. Malcolm Keen

    Malcolm Keen

    Mr Harris Sr

  6. Megs Jenkins

    Megs Jenkins

    Mrs Gordon

  7. Michael Bryant

    Michael Bryant

    John's Counsel

  8. Leslie Sands

    Leslie Sands


  9. Norman Wooland

    Norman Wooland

    Counsel for the Crown

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Life for Ruth
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Original Language English

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