Won an Oscar for this screenplay adaptation in 1961. Wrote many successful TV series and his screenplay for this film was also adapted for the stage and opened on Broadway in 2001.
Also starred Richard Widmark, Maximilian Schell and Montgomery Clift. Garland received Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for best supporting actress.
Oil on canvas, c. 1600; National Gallery, London
Oil on canvas, 1853; Tate Britain
1961. A dramatized account of the Judges Trial which was one of twelve U.S. military tribunals held before the Subsequent Nuremberg Trials. Directed by Stanley Kramer. Burt Lancaster & Spencer Tracey lead an all-star cast.
American polymath and Founding Father