Accused of Murder. 1956. USA. Directed by Joseph Kane. Screenplay by Bob Williams, W. R. Burnett, based on the novel Vanity Row by W. R. Burnett. With David Brian, Vera Ralston, Sidney Blackmer, Virginia Grey, Warren Stevens, Lee Van Cleef, Elisha Cook, Jr. DCP. 74 min.
House director Joseph Kane adapts the Republic crime film formula to the era of color and widescreen, employing Republic’s anamorphic Naturama process to intensify this thriller starring Vera Ralston as a nightclub singer accused of killing a corrupt lawyer (Sidney Blackmer).