Trial and Error (1962)

NR 11/16/1962 (US) ComedyDrama 1h 28m
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This is NOT the Birdman of Alcatraz!..It's only Peter Sellers with his sly, sneaky style of humor that creeps up on you and the leaves you wanting more.


After nearly 40 years of waiting for his big chance, Wilfred Morgenhall (Sellers) is given the case of defending Herbert Fowle (Attenborough) who is accused of murdering his wife (Beryl Reid). Despite Fowle's insistence of guilt, Moregenhall will not let go of the opportunity to plead his client as innocent and be a star in the courtroom.

  1. James Hill


  2. Dimitri De Grunwald


  3. Pierre Rouve


  4. John Mortimer


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  1. Peter Sellers

    Peter Sellers

    Wilfred Morgenhall

  2. Richard Attenborough

    Richard Attenborough

    Herbert Fowle

  3. Beryl Reid

    Beryl Reid

    Doris Fowle

  4. David Lodge

    David Lodge

    Frank Bateson

  5. Frank Pettingell

    Frank Pettingell

    Tuppy Morgan

  6. Audrey Nicholson

    Morgenhall's Girl

  7. Tristram Jellinek

    Tristram Jellinek

    Mr. Perkins

  8. Eric Woodburn

    Judge Banter

  9. John Waite

    Clerk of the Court

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Original Title The Dock Brief

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Original Language English

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