Not Rated | | Crime, Drama
A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
Reginald Rose's TV play script was left virtually intact in its move to feature film.
Man in corridor:
You did a wonderful job, wonderful job!
Judge: To continue, you've listened to a long and complex case, murder in the first degree. Premeditated murder is the most serious charge tried in our criminal courts. You've listened to the testimony, you've had ...
As the Jurors are walking out of the courtroom, the defendant's table is right next to the jury box. The defendant's table is always the farthest table from the jury.
At the end of the film, the actors are billed in order of their juror numbers; thus Henry Fonda, although the star of the film, appears 8th.
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