Judgment at Nuremberg is a 1961 drama based on the Holocaust and the Post-
World War ll Nuremberg Military Tribunal in 1947 of certain judges who served
during the Nazi regime in Germany. The movie won the Academy Award for Best
Actor (Maximilian Schell) and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from
Another Medium, and was nominated for eleven Academy Awards. Many of the
big name actors who appeared in the film did so for a fraction of their usual
salaries because they believed in the social importance of the project.
Spencer Tracy (left) as judge Dan Haywood and William Shatner as Capt. Harrison Byers