Accused of Murder

Accused of Murder is a 1956 American Trucolor film noir crime film directed by Joseph Kane and starring David Brian and Vera Ralston, Sidney Blackmer.

Accused of Murder
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byJoseph Kane
Produced byJoseph Kane
Screenplay byRobert Creighton Williams
W. R. Burnett
Based onthe novel Vanity Row
by W. R. Burnett
StarringDavid Brian
Vera Ralston
Sidney Blackmer
Music byR. Dale Butts
CinematographyBud Thackery
Edited byRichard L. Van Enger
Republic Pictures
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • December 21, 1956 (1956-12-21) (United States)
Running time
74 minutes
CountryUnited States


The nightclub singer, Ilona Vance (Vera Ralston), is accused of murder because she was the last person to see crooked attorney Frank Hobart (Sidney Blackmer) alive. Lt. Hargis (David Brian) attempts to prove her innocence.


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