Judgment at Nuremberg
DIRECTOR: STANLEY KRAMER
CAST: SPENCER TRACY, BURT LANCASTER, RICHARD WIDMARK, MARLENE DIETRICH, MAXIMILIAN SCHELL, JUDY GARLAND, MONTGOMERY CLIFT, WILLIAM SHATNER
Dietrich’s last truly substantial screen appearance came as part of the ensemble for Kramer’s courtroom drama, playing the widow of a German general executed by the Allies who’s befriended by investigating judge Spencer Tracy in this fictionalized retelling of the events of a 1947 military tribunal addressing war crimes by civilians under the Third Reich. Rounding out the all-star cast are Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Judy Garland, William Shatner, and Maximilian Schell, who would win the Academy Award for Best Actor, and later directed a portrait of Dietrich.