Mercy or Murder
Available on MGM+, Philo, Prime Video, Tubi TV, iTunes, Sling TV
Based on a true story, the film stars Robert Young as Roswell Gilbert, a 75-year-old Florida retiree happily married for 45 years. When Gilbert's wife (Frances Reid) develops profound Alzheimer’s disease, after 6 years of unrelenting hell Gilbert murders his wife to end her suffering. He is tried for murder, and sent to prison chiefly because he refuses to apologize for what he has done.
Starring Robert Young, Frances Reid, Michael Learned
Director Steve Gethers