Alleged

Alleged

Director: Tom Hines

Cast: Colm Meaney, Fred Dalton Thompson, Nathan West

     
 

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An ambitious and talented small town reporter struggles to balance morality with career ambition while covering the so-called "Scopes Monkey Trial" that took the theory of evolution into the courtroom in 1925. His father the founder of a respected Tennessee newspaper, journalist Charles Anderson (Nathan West) is constantly on the hunt for the story that will make him

Overview

An ambitious and talented small town reporter struggles to balance morality with career ambition while covering the so-called "Scopes Monkey Trial" that took the theory of evolution into the courtroom in 1925. His father the founder of a respected Tennessee newspaper, journalist Charles Anderson (Nathan West) is constantly on the hunt for the story that will make him famous. When high school science teacher John Scopes is accused of violating the state's Butler Act, which strictly prohibited the teaching of Evolution Theory in public classrooms, staunch anti-Darwinist William Jennings Bryan (Fred Dalton Thompson) and famed Defense Attorney Clarence Darrow (Brian Dennehy) each begin preparations for a complicated - and controversial - trial. But as the case gets under way and the media frenzy begins, Baltimore Sun editor H. L. Mencken (Colm Meaney) convinces Charles that it's sensationalism - not facts - that sells newspapers. With his fiancée Rose (Ashley Johnson) increasingly opposed to his reporting of the "facts," Charles reaches a crucial impasse at which he must weigh his beliefs and personal relationships against his growing appetite for fame and recognition.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/08/2011
UPC:
0014381756029
Original Release:
2011
Rating:
NR
Source:
Image Entertainment
Time:
1:33:00
Sales rank:
79,394

Special Features

Discussion guide included for church and home group study

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Colm Meaney H. L. Mencken
Fred Dalton Thompson William Jennings Bryan
Nathan West Charles Anderson
Ashley Johnson Rose
Brian Dennehy Clarence Darrow
JR Bourne George Rappleyea
Khori Faison Abigail

Technical Credits
Tom Hines Director
Charlie Jordan Brookins Original Story
Luis Colina Editor
Ken Foote Executive Producer
Fred Foote Producer,Screenwriter
Brian Godawa Screenwriter
John R. Graham Score Composer
Beverly Holloway Casting
Marthe Pineau Production Designer
Joseph Porro Costumes/Costume Designer
Kevin Reidy Producer
Yiannis Samara Cinematographer
Leo Severino Original Story
Tara Timpone Editor

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Alleged
1. Chapter 1 [:14]
2. Chapter 2 [5:01]
3. Chapter 3 [8:12]
4. Chapter 4 [8:16]
5. Chapter 5 [9:41]
6. Chapter 6 [7:41]
7. Chapter 7 [9:57]
8. Chapter 8 [8:53]
9. Chapter 9 [7:58]
10. Chapter 10 [9:00]
11. Chapter 11 [9:15]
12. Chapter 12 [5:03]

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