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The Defender (Studio One) (1957)

1957-02-25 (US) DramaTV Movie 1h 41m
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The pilot for the television series, "The Defenders." The story of Walter and Kenneth Pearson, a father-and-son legal team. Broadcast as two segments of "Studio One," the story relates how the Pearsons defend a young man accused of killing a woman during a robbery attempt.

  1. Robert Mulligan


  2. Reginald Rose


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  1. Ralph Bellamy

    Ralph Bellamy

    Walter Preston

  2. Martin Balsam

    Martin Balsam

    Francis Toohey

  3. Steve McQueen

    Steve McQueen

    Joseph Gordon

  4. Vivian Nathan

    Vivian Nathan

    Mrs. Gordon

  5. William Shatner

    William Shatner

    Kenneth Preston

  6. Ian Wolfe

    Ian Wolfe

    Judge Marsala

  7. David J. Stewart

    David J. Stewart

    Dr. Victor Wallach

  8. Russell Hardie

    Russell Hardie

    First Guard

  9. Iggie Wolfington

    Iggie Wolfington

    Court Clerk

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The Defender (Studio One)
The Defender (Studio One)

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Original Language English

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