Compulsion

Diane Varsi
as Ruth Evans

Orson Welles
as Jonathan Wilk


Twentieth Century-Fox

1959

Director: Richard Fleischer

Cast: Orson Welles, Diane Varsi, Dean Stockwell, Bradford Dillman, E. G. Marshall, Martin Milner, Richard Anderson


NOTES ON COMPULSION:
-- The film was based on Meyer Levin's novel, which was derived from the notorious Leopold/Loeb murder of 1926.
-- Compulsion was the first film produced by Richard Zanuck, only begotten son of Darryl F.


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