The Family Secret

The Family Secret

John Derek
Director: Henry Levin Cast: John Derek
John Derek
, Lee J. Cobb
Lee J. Cobb
, Jody Lawrance
Jody Lawrance
Henry Levin


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A lawyer must make the most difficult decision of his life in this crime drama that begins when the attorney's son inadvertently kills his best friend. No one was around to see what happened and only his family is the wiser. But the death creates a rift in the family. His father wants him to confess while his mother begs him to stay quiet. Eventually she prevails and the father promises to keep the secret. Then he finds himself appointed to defend the innocent man accused of the killing.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/03/2013
UPC: 0043396428942
Original Release: 1951
Source: Sony Pictures Home
Presentation: [B&W]
Time: 1:25:00
Sales rank: 48,602

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Derek David Clark
Lee J. Cobb Howard Clark
Jody Lawrance Lee Pearson
Erin O'Brien-Moore Ellen Clark
Henry O'Neill Donald Muir
Carl Benton Reid Dr. Reynolds
Peggy Converse Sybil Bradley
Jean Alexander Vera Stone
Dorothy Tree Marie Elsnore
Whit Bissell Joe Elsnore
Raymond Greenleaf Mr. Sims
Onslow Stevens Judge
Elizabeth Flournoy Cora French
Bill Walker Larry
Frances Williams Bertha
Mary Ellen Hokanson Miss Martin

Technical Credits
Henry Levin Director
George Brooks Art Director
George Brooks Art Director
James Cavanagh Original Story
Al Clark Editor
Francis Cockrell Screenwriter
George Duning Score Composer
Burnett Guffey Cinematographer
Robert Lord Producer
Andrew Solt Screenwriter
Morris W. Stoloff Musical Direction/Supervision

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