The Wrong Man

United States, 1957

Film
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A tense thriller based on the true story of an honest man mistaken for an armed robber. When Christopher Balestrero (Henry Fonda) decides to borrow money on his wife’s insurance policy to pay urgent debts, a tragic chain of events is set off because the staff of the insurance company believe him to be a man who previously held up their office.

Credits

production company

Warner Bros Pictures

producer

Herbert Coleman

Duration

01:41:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1957

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302449

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers → Detective and mystery films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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